Cellulant to Power Payments for ImaliPay’s Drive for Gig Workers’ Financial Inclusion

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[email protected] November 25, 2021

ImaliPay, the one-stop fiscal level for Africa’s gig workers, has partnered with pan-African payments company Cellulant, for its payments infrastructure and solutions successful Kenya and Nigeria.

The easiness of making and receiving payments for freelancers volition beryllium greatly improved done this concern and volition alteration the mode gig workers acquisition making payments. The concern volition further thrust fiscal inclusion by allowing ImaliPay users to entree fiscal services quicker done Cellulant’s outgo rails.

Sanmi Akinmusire, co-founder and COO of ImaliPay says “Most of the fiscal services provided contiguous are not designed with the gig workers successful caput and our purpose astatine ImaliPay is to physique an ecosystem wherever gig workers tin make a information nett astir their enactment done savings, credit,  and security that drives their productivity and economical empowerment.”

“Our concern with Cellulant is an important measurement successful our travel to amended the fiscal wellness of gig workers connected the continent by leveraging Cellulant’s outgo infrastructure to connection our customers an casual mode to marque and person payments,” commented Tatenda Furusa, co-founder and CEO of ImaliPay, speaking to the value of the concern to the business.

The concern is serendipitous for the 2 co-founders who are some alumni of Cellulant having worked astatine the institution betwixt 2013 and 2020. Tatenda worked successful Cellulant Zimbabwe and past Cellulant Kenya arsenic Technical Advisor to Co-founder Ken Njoroge supporting the concern strategy aft Series C fundraising and Sanmi arsenic the Chief Commercial Officer of Tingg Payments and Marketplace crossed Nigeria and Africa. The founding duo continues to lend to the African fintech maturation story. ImaliPay’s astir caller accolade is receiving backing from Google done its Google for Black Founders Fund.

Regarding the partnership, David Waithaka, Group Chief Business Officer astatine Cellulant said “At Cellulant, we’re driven by our content to supply solutions to mundane challenges crossed Africa by digitizing payments for assorted worth chains. For us, it’s astir what people, businesses and communities tin bash erstwhile the question of wealth becomes seamless, dependable and much transparent. We’re arrogant to spouse with Imali Pay, with whom we person shared values and ambitions, to turn the gig system successful Africa.”
Distributed by APO Group connected behalf of Cellulant.

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