• Do you sell products online?
  • How are your customers paying for the products they buy on your website/platform?
  • Is it through mobile money or banking initiatives?

Mobile money services such as MTN mobile money have transformed the lives of millions in East Africa, changing the way business is conducted across the region. The mobile industry in Sub-Saharan Africa has continued to scale rapidly, reaching 367 million subscribers in mid-2016. It is safe to say that the mobile economy has a stronghold on East Africa due to its convenience in handling mobile payments.

As an entrepreneur in the area, the assumption is that the main target market is countries within East Africa and across Africa therefore It makes sense to have your customers conveniently shop and pay for your products online as physical meeting is quite complex.

Knowing that one’s website doesn’t accept your customer’s preferred mode of payment will lead one to lose out on potential clients who might be in different areas with different pay modes.

Now that you’ve setup your store it’s time to choose your payment method.  Payment Gateways are simply online payment software solutions that enable customers to not only pay with international money transfer services such as Visa and MasterCard but also have the option to pay using the various mobile money services available locally. East African countries are positioned well for online payments due to the fact that governments have not imposed regulations limiting online payments.

If you are looking for a company that can provide you with tailored payment services to reach multiple payment platforms in East Africa then you should consider using Dusupay.  With Dusupay , you will be able to accept the following payment methods on your online platform.

Dusupay has you covered in many African countries therefore saving you the cost of having to set up branches across East Africa. The internet has revolutionized the way we do business in Africa and with continued rise in its use, Dusupay is the ultimate alternative for selling one’s products across the online sphere.

As a business owner you need to look for different ways of staying competitive and one of the ways to achieve this is by allowing your customers to conveniently pay for the goods they purchase directly from their mobile phone.

Reuben Kihumuro

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