EchoPesa platform creates a unique payment code known as Till Number or Merchant ID. This number allows a customer to pay from
their MTN or Airtel Money wallet. With a universal merchant Id , EchoPesa eliminates the need to deal with different telecoms for
different users. This system and business process has been piloted and refined for the market. Currently there are about 1000
merchants mostly retail and restaurants
using it for collections with a sharp growth trend. An online portal will be provided to the merchant/business to be able to
receive transactions. This is on top of the SMS payment notifications the merchant receives. The portal provides real time
transactions for the merchant to view only and also know how much they have collected. It is a view only but with capabilities to
process reports to download..
"QR" stands for "Quick Response", which refers to the instant access to the information hidden in the Code. You can use them to gather
feedback to improve your products or services, increase customer engagement with images or videos, or even promote your business
via events and coupons. All of these can be done with just a single scan!
Application Programming Interface (API) is a basic building block of procedures and functions that enable the mobile app
development that access data and features of other applications, services. In other words, it connects different
applications and let them complement each other. Our API enables seamless intergration with applications, websites, mobile apps, sms services and any other medium through which bussines interact with their customers.
It also supports the following operations: sending money, receiving money,, sending airtime, sending voice and data bundles.
it also supports non transaction operations like:
checking transaction status, checking the account balance, getting the account statement and managing contacts.