In most developing countries, most mobile phone subscribers are on prepaid plans. The most commonly used method of topping up credit on mobile phones is by entering a pin code found on scratch card or Point of sale (POS) print out. The existing methods of recharge have some significant immediate and long-term problems, for example, scratch cards are dumped anywhere leading to environmental littering owing to the number mobile phone users.The low levels of recycling in emerging countries imply more tree need to be cut to satisfy demand and furthermore paper production leads to greenhouse effects. other methods require the consumer to enter their personal number, most have reservations about this method. NFC recharge makes use of an NFC sticker stuck to the back of the phone or embedded in the back cover of the phone. NFC recharge allows the direct top up of airtime to the phone, the acquisition of recharge pin to a wallet and the acquisition of a pin on behalf of another consumer.