Short code (6969)
A short code is a number to which an SMS or text message can be sent using a method called Keyword. A keyword is the first “word” that is sent in a text message, for example “Loans” or “Savings”
Uganda Bankers has implemented a Short Code feature to help people access financial literacy information on phones.
- On your phone, go to messages
- Type a keyword eg “Loans”, “Savings”, “bankproducts”, “consumerrights”, “assetfinancing”, “fraud”
- Send it to 6969
- A reply will be sent back to your phone.