How to Join Safaricom Blaze

What is blaze?

Blaze is first of all a Safaricom Tariff as well as a service sponsored by Safaricom, tailor made for the youth to enable them take control of their finances as well as  nurture their talents.

Blaze is a Safaricom innovative tariff toiler made for the youths aged between 18-26 years old in Kenya. This product offers custom made offers to subscribers to cost effectively manage their expenditures in terms of tariffs. It enables individuals to choose their specific bundles to use in a day.

Amongst other services, Safaricom’s BLAZE will enable youths choose their plan and control how much they spend on voice, data and SMS for every airtime credit they purchase. For example; if a customer purchases airtime credit worth KES 100, he can then choose how much of that value will be allocated for data,voice or SMS depending on their preferences

Blaze also enables the youth to get a chance to be “their own boss” through mentorship summits across several towns in Kenya. 

What do you need to join Blaze?

  • Be a Kenyan within the age bracket of 18 – 26 years
  • You need to be a Safaricom subscriber (only)

How to sign up with BLAZE

There are two methods involved to sign up with BLAZE Kenya network either by use of the USSD method from your Safaricom line or online on BLAZE Kenya website.

The Procedure of Joining Blaze

To join BLAZE Kenya via USSD method

  1. Dial *555# on your Safaricom line
  2. Select option 1
  3. Follow the system prompts to Migrate to BLAZE

To join online on BLAZE Kenya website:

Go to Once you open the you will be required to fill the following to automatically join:

  1. Your full name
  2. Email address
  3. Telephone number
  4. Date of birth
  5. Gender/ sex

Once you have successfully managed to migrate to blaze, all you need to do now is to dial *555# again to view your new BLAZE Menu. The BLAZE Menu will entail the following information

  • Visit the BLAZE website
  • Create your own plan
  • BYOB- Be Your Own Boss
  • Blaze Bonga
  • Customer Care
  • Unsubscribe from Blaze

Shop with BLAZE Bonga to enjoy more affordable Data bundles, Minutes and SMS to stand a chance to participate in the BYOB Tv show. You will not lose anything by migrating all your information to BLAZE sim card. That is your Mpesa, Mshwari, KCB-Mpesa, Lipa Na Mpesa,Okoa e.t.c

How to join the BYOB TV Show?

BYOB or be your own boss is a TV show run by Blaze as part of its mentorship program. The show seeks to nurture young entrepreneurs and help them grow their own enterprise.

How to sign up for BYOB TV Show

What you need.

  • Have an exciting business idea.
  • Have joined Blaze.
  • Attend a summit.
  • Fill a BYOB pre-qualification questionnaire

The Procedure.

There are  two ways to sign up for BYOB TV show.

  • Attend a summit and get to sign up from there.
  • Fill a BYOB pre-qualification questionnaire available online at the blaze website

The show will test you on your abilities, passions and ambitions to become your own Boss. The winner will receive the biggest money prizes as well as the chance to get their businesses funded, as well as getting great mentorship and training prizes during the show. BE YOUR OWN BOSS is a chance to make your dreams happen and change your world!

Please note that you need to be over 18 years old and be available to come and stay in Nairobi for up to 8 weeks from the middle of August.You will also need to have a desire TO BE YOUR OWN BOSS i.e. start and grow your own business.

If you want to participate in the audition, this is the process:

1. You will be required to complete a pre-qualification form prior to the audition.

2. You may be selected for a Face-to-Face Interview with the team.

3. If you are successful in the interview, you will be shown to the audition room where you will stand in front of a table of Judges. They are nice people, but they do expect you to be confident and eager to present.

4. You will have to complete three tasks in the audition room. These are as follows:

a. 1-minute to sell yourself/Your Passion

Think about who you are, your strengths, passions, your weaknesses. Think about how you would like to be described by others and how you see yourself. Most importantly think how you would tell others about yourself clearly.

b. 1-minute to test your creativity

You will be given a random object. You will have 1 minute to think about how you can use that object (any use, it does not matter – the more creative, the better). You then have 1 minute to convince us and make us want to buy that object.

c. One Random Question

You will be given a random question. This will be a multiple choice question. You will be asked to make a choice and justify that choice to the Judges.

 The judges will rate their impressions of your performance.

Finally, you may be asked to participate in an interview to camera in our mobile studio. The purpose of this is to find out more about you and your story. This should take around 15 minutes.

 IF AND ONLY IF you are selected to go forward, you will receive a telephone call in the next two weeks and may be asked to take part in an additional questionnaire session.

From this final list, the production team will select the participants for the BE YOUR OWN BOSS TV SHOW. Please note that it is possible you may be selected to be on the reserve candidate list. You will be advised accordingly.

Visit blaze Safaricom website for registration and more information.

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4 thoughts on “How to Join Safaricom Blaze

  • thumbs up! the article is really awesome i look forward to BYOB

  • I would really love to Join BYOB. When is the next round?

  • Good stuff, i look forward to the next round of Blaze BYOB


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