WHY USE M-GAS
We give you our cylinder filled with gas, a smart meter, a gas cooker and a key card as part of our package so you don’t have to pay the high upfront fee of buying a gas cylinder and cooker.
. You then can pay for gas when you need using M-PESA.
You can pay in small amounts when you have the money.
PAY WITH MOBILE
Our smart meter is linked with M-Pesa. Once you credit your M-Gas account using M-Pesa, the amount reflects on the meter.
SMART METER TECHNOLOGY
You don’t have to worry about running out of gas or credit. The smart meter shows you the amount of gas left in your cylinder and how much credit you have left in your account.
ZERO UPFRONT FEE
We know how expensive it is to buy a gas cylinder and cooker as a full package all at once. We provide you with a cooker and a cylinder as part of the package at zero cost.
The smart meter allows you to buy as little as 1KSh of gas using M-Pesa. You can pay just for the gas you need today.
ENJOY CLEAN COOKING WITH M-GAS
Gas is cleaner than kerosene or charcoal; It is good for your health and that of your loved ones. You can now enjoy easy and clean cooking with M-Gas.
TIMELY CYLINDER CHANGE
We keep track of the gas level in your cylinder and schedule a free delivery before you run out of gas.
In 2013 Tanzanian Andron Mendes was faced with the cost of buying a cylinder of cooking gas and a stove for his new family. He started working with Sebastian Rodriguez-Sanchez to make a Pay-As-You go cooking gas service. After 5 years of hard work the service we are now ready to introduce M-Gas to Kenya.
THE M-GAS SERVICE
How it works
- We install a new gas cylinder, smart meter and stove in your home. We make sure it is properly installed and safe.
- You pay for the gas you need using M-PESA.
- The smart meter helps release the gas. You can enjoy cooking your food without the smell of kerosene or the work of charcoal.
- When the cylinder is nearly empty the smart meter sends an alert.
- We schedule a free delivery.
- Our staff come to your house and replace the empty cylinder with a full one.
Where can I get M-Gas?
We are starting in Mukuru Kwa Njenga and are looking forward to opening more depots in other areas soon.
Are you from Safaricom?
We are proud to be working closely with Safaricom. They help us communicate with the meter and provide the M-PESA services.
Is gas more expensive than charcoal?
Our research says that most families can cook with gas for less than 70KSh per day. If you regulate the flame carefully it will cost you less than charcoal or kerosene.
What if the amount I paid runs out in the middle of the night?
We will replace your gas cylinder before it is empty. If you have cash in your M-PESA account you can buy more gas. You can always check the amount of money in your M-Gas account anytime by pressing the red button on the meter
What do I do in case of a gas leak?
We put our customers’ safety first and our technicians are well trained on safe installations. However, if you suspect gas leak, ensure you turn off the meter and the stove, Open the door and windows. Do not light any flames and immediately call our customer service number 0111 010 400 for help.
Is gas safe?
Millions of people cook using gas every day. Gas is not poisonous. You can cook safely if you use a high quality cylinder and a stove like ours, and make sure they are installed and used properly.
Is it safe in a house full of kids?
With our advanced technology, the card is the key to the gas meter. Keep the card away from children and they can’t waste your gas or use gas accidentally.
In case of any question who do I contact.?
We have a 24 hour customer service team who are always happy to help and you can always call on 0111 010 400. You can also visit us at our office or depot for more information.
How do I register myself?
You can either register yourself during our launch events or you can visit our office or depot in your area. You can also contact us on 0111 010 400 and one of our team members will be happy to get to you for registration
Where can I find you?
You can always walk into our depot in Mukuru Kwa Njenga, along Cosmas Ndeti Road.