DPO Group partners with Bank of Kigali to onboard e-Commerce merchants in Rwanda
African digital payments company DPO Group has partnered with Bank of Kigali to onboard e-Commerce merchants for the bank, in Rwanda. The new partnership will allow Bank of Kigali customers to access efficient e-Commerce and payments services through DPO Group’s robust platform.
Eran Feinstein, CEO of DPO Group said, ''Our partnership with Bank of Kigali will unlock the rapidly expanding eCommerce market for local businesses and entrepreneurs in Rwanda, driving business growth across the country. Our secure payment platform already allows vendors to make and receive payments risk-free across the continent.''
DPO has developed its own integrated payments technology to support businesses of all sizes across Africa to make and accept payments securely and swiftly with all currencies and payment methods including via mobile money.
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 Bank of Kigali onboard hundreds of new online merchants as well as offering 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 digitise 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 means we are confident we’ve chosen the right partner to take our digital presence and customer offering to the next level.''