Shopping Guide

HOW IT WORKS

Important Instructions Before Ordering

Get Your Warehouse Address

Find your unique Kibiwa warehouse address in the “WAREHOUSE ADDRESS” section of your account dashboard. Login/Register

Use Your Address While Shopping

When checking out on the store’s website (Alibaba, AliExpress, etc.), make sure to enter your Kibiwa warehouse address as the shipping destination. Follow any specific instructions provided in your WAREHOUSE ADDRESS section.

Create a "Add Buy & Ship" Order

After you’ve purchased items, return to your Kibiwa dashboard. Click on “ADD BUY & SHIP” and fill in the following information:

  • Product Link: The exact webpage of the product you purchased.
  • Description: A short description of the product.
  • Quantity: How many items you bought.
  • Price: The price you paid for the items.

We Calculate Shipping

Once you’ve submitted your “Buy & Ship” order, our team will calculate the total shipping cost to your African destination based on the item’s size, weight, and other factors.

Notification

You’ll be notified by email when your shipping cost is ready, and you’ll see it updated on your dashboard.

Websites Where Kibiwa is Beneficial (or Essential) For Shopping

Dashboard

Log into your Kibiwa client account and access your dashboard.

Add Buy & Ship

Locate the “ADD BUY & SHIP” button or option and fill in the relevant information.

Product Information

Provide the following:

  • Product Link: The exact link to the product on the website where you want to purchase it (JD.com, Pinduoduo, etc.)
  • Detailed Information: If a product link isn’t available, give us a detailed description of the item, including its size, color, any important specifications, etc.

Shipping Calculation

Our team will calculate the total shipping cost to your Ugandan destination.

Notification

You’ll receive an email and an update on your dashboard when the shipping cost is ready.

Pro Tip: Create a “Buy & Ship” order BEFORE purchasing the product to get a shipping quote and help with budgeting!

SHOPPING IN CHINA

Websites Where Users CAN Directly Open Accounts

Alibaba

AliExpress

DHgate

Banggood

Websites Where Kibiwa is Beneficial (or Essential) For Shopping

JD.com

Pinduoduo

Suning & Gome

Vipshop

Key Points for Shoppers

  • Agent + Consolidation = Savings and Simplicity: Even if you can open a direct account, using Kibiwa in combination with their consolidation services usually results in the best prices and smoothest experience.
  • Communicate with Your Agent: Clear communication with Kibiwa about your preferences helps them find deals and simplifies the buying process.
  • Fees: Always factor in product price + Kibiwa’s service fees + shipping (consolidated or not) for your total budget.

SHOPPING IN TURKEY

Websites Where Users CAN Directly Open Accounts

Trendyol

Hepsiburada

N11

Amazon.com.tr

Websites Where Kibiwa is Beneficial (or Essential) For Shopping

GittiGidiyor

Teknosa , MediaMarkt

Boyner , Mavi , DeFacto

Key Points for Shoppers

  • Consolidation for the Win: Even on websites where you can open an account, using Kibiwa in combination with their consolidation services is often the most cost-effective way to shop.
  • Kibiwa’s Edge: For websites where navigation or purchases are trickier, Kibiwa can handle everything for you!
  • Fees: Always factor in the product price + Kibiwa’s service fees + shipping (consolidated or not) for your total budget.
  • Communication is Key: Tell Kibiwa what you want to buy and they’ll find the best deals and purchase options.

SHOPPING IN U.A.E

Websites Where Users CAN Directly Open Accounts

Noon

Amazon.ae

Souq.com

Mumzworld

Carrefour UAE

Websites Where Kibiwa is Beneficial (or Essential) For Shopping

Sharaf DG , Emax

MarkaVIP

Key Points for Shoppers

  • Kibiwa Simplifies: Even on sites where you can open an account directly, Kibiwa can often simplify the shopping and shipping process.
  • Consolidation Saves Money: Using Kibiwa in combination with their consolidation services will likely save you money, especially for multiple orders.
  • Communication is Key: Tell Kibiwa what you want to buy, and they’ll help you find the best deals and shipping options.
 

Important Note: Even if a website technically offers direct shipping to Africa, using Kibiwa in combination with a shipping consolidator often gives you better control over:

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