MISSION: We are a trusted East African transactions hub that provides innovative and secure ATM,POS Card and Mobile services to financial institutions and consumers by investing in leading technology, local infrastructure and people. We provide leadership in driving industry initiatives and supporting national and regional financial sector development. VISION: To be the most desired and valuable strategic services provider. CORE VALUES: -Integrity -Reliability -Respect -Accountability -Competitiveness -Leadership -Creativity & innovation
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Company Profile

Launched in Kenya in 2003, the Paynet Group comprises of three strong East African brands, Paynet, PesaPoint and Electronic Financial Technologies (EFT). The Group is a mature and respected provider of e-banking services and solutions to the financial sector within the region and prides itself on delivering value added products and services to its customers through continuously innovativing and providing  solutions that enhance efficiencies.

Today, Paynet has a proven track record in providing management services to the financial services sector through its comprehensive portfolio of electronic based products and services. These are built upon the company’s unique architecture and assist financial institutions to rapidly launch market leading products that allow them to become the provider of choice for consumer, SME and corporate customers. Paynet currently services customers in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda and is truly an African based organisation.

Paynet has received the following key awards that recognise its innovation and strength,

  • PesaPoint voted ‘Best New Infrastructure in Africa’ by prestigious African Investor in 2005
  • EFT awarded Best Newcomer 2004/2005
  • EFT voted best new distributor in Africa by Wincor Nixdorf in 2006
  • Paynet Kenya awarded the ‘Best Software Solution’ for the cardless ATM service provided for M-PESA 2007/2008
  • MSK – Warrior Awards – Best new product, 2nd runners up, 2006
  • PesaPoint awarded Top Achiever and Highest Growth in Alternate Channel Airtime sales for 2010
  • Paynet Industry Leadership Award 2012


Whilst the success of Paynet has been recognized both locally and internationally, it is the success of our customers that gives us even greater pride. With customer banks regularly winning awards for best IT and product delivery and our mobile money partners being rewarded for technical innovation in the payments field.   

As an innovator Paynet is unmatched in the region with some of the notable achievements being;

  • First Visa Third Party Processor in East Africa
  • Our PesaPoint ATM network is the first Third Party ATM network in East Africa and it remains the largest and the first independent fully certified for EMV (Chip) acquiring.
  • Developing a world first with M-Pesa, considered the leading mobile money solution globally, in allowing unbanked users to withdraw cash from our ATM’s and now our partner bank’s ATMs, without cards.
  • Developing the WagePoint pre paid, stored value solution for cash paid workers
  • Recognised as the largest distributor of electronic prepaid airtime in Kenya