Copia Global has partnered with pan-African payment technology company Cellulant to make it easier for its customers in the diaspora and urban areas to pay through an online platform.
In the new arrangement, Copia customers can use the Cellulant network to easily buy merchandise for their loved ones in rural areas and have it delivered. The companies say the move provides greater choice, affordability, and convenience for both urban and rural shoppers when shopping for everyday items.
“We are deeply committed to simplifying e-commerce in Africa and are excited to collaborate with Cellulant in expanding Copia’s market reach. said Tim Steel, Chief Executive Officer, Copia Global, “This will enable us to provide diaspora and urban customers with alternative and convenient payment options when they shop on Copia’s platform for friends and family across Kenya and Uganda,”
Customers in the diaspora will be able to use Copia’s online platform to pay for goods and have them delivered to friends and family back home. Cellulant has been at the forefront in providing simplified payment solutions across a wide range of businesses in various sectors.
“We believe that fintech and e-commerce platforms need to have a deeper collaboration in expanding opportunities that will help ease payments and collections for businesses and their consumers across all sectors of the economy”, said Akshay Grover, Chief Executive Officer Cellulant.