Safaricom Unveils Daraja M-pesa API To Simplify Business

Safaricom is innovating to ensure more seamless mobile money services.

The biggest telco in Kenya has launched a new feature to its M-Pesa platform to enable businesses access services more easily.

A new API called Daraja, the Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) portal will allow business owners to seamlessly integrate with M-Pesa. The new technology is expected to drastically cut down the more than 60 days it took them to link to the money transfer platform.

Bob Collymore, CEO Safaricom said “M-PESA provides a unique platform that enables thousands of businesses to leverage its capabilities to drive their growth. The simplified onboarding process will enable both small and large businesses to integrate to M-PESA as a payment platform for their businesses with ease”

The API will enable  seamlessly integration of both Lipa Na M-Pesa Buy Goods and Pay Bill cashless payments.