DPO Group, an African digital payments business, has collaborated with the Bank of Kigali in Rwanda to onboard e-Commerce merchants for the bank. Customers of Bank of Kigali will be able to use DPO Group’s strong platform to access efficient e-Commerce and payments services.
“Our relationship with Bank of Kigali will unleash the fast increasing eCommerce sector for local firms and entrepreneurs in Rwanda, spurring business growth across the country,” stated Eran Feinstein, CEO of DPO Group. “Our secure payment infrastructure allows suppliers to send and receive payments throughout the continent without danger.”
Joan Karenzi, DPO Country Manager for Rwanda said, ”Partnerships such as this offer a brilliant opportunity to accelerate growth for entrepreneurs and banks across Africa, allowing them to use our payment technology to accept payment in the currency of their choice.”
This move is expected to see the Bank of Kigali onboard hundreds of new online merchants as well as offer digital payment services to its existing business customers.
Caleb Gakunju, Head of Payments at Bank of Kigali said, ”We are delighted to partner with DPO Group, and feel the platform and technology is the perfect choice to take our e-Commerce offering to the next level. The partnership comes as part of an effort to digitize all of the bank’s services to help our customers access digital products seamlessly and conveniently. DPO’s knowledge and understanding of so many African markets mean we are confident we’ve chosen the right partner to take our digital presence and customer offering to the next level.”