Kigali, Rwanda — 29 September 2023 — RSwitch Ltd is thrilled to announce the official launch of the second phase of eKash, the Rwanda National Digital Payment System (RNDPS). eKash is a secure, seamless, and lightning-fast method that makes sending and receiving money between Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), Banks, Microfinance Institutions (MFIs), and SACCOs a lot easier. With eKash, the days of waiting for transactions to reflect in your account are over, and your experience is about to become significantly better ! Key Features of eKash: Instant Transactions: eKash enables instant money transfers, ensuring your money is available when you need it. Secure and Easy to Use: eKash is built on a foundation of maximum security and compliance. Your transactions are safeguarded every step of the way. Wide Network: Presently, eKash seamlessly integrates with the leading financial services providers, including Ecobank, Zigama CSS, I&M Bank, AB Bank, Bank of Africa, COPEDU PLC, Access Bank Rwanda, MTN MoMo, Airtel Money, and many more joining soon! Certainty of Recipient Details: Opportunity to check and confirm recipient details before completion of transactions. Affordability: Access to financial services at a low cost. Certainty of Recipient Details: Opportunity to check and confirm recipient details before completion of transactions. Affordability: Access to financial services at a low cost. To start using eKash, simply register through your financial services provider’s USSD/App; for mobile money users, please dial *182*11#. Blaise Pascal Gasabira, CEO at RSwitch Ltd, remarked, This launch signifies a momentous stride in Rwanda's quest for a cashless and inclusive economy. We are proud to offer this innovative solution, and we firmly believe that it will simplify digital payments and promote financial inclusion. As eKash goes live today, we invite you all to embrace this transformative digital payment system. Join us in ushering in a new era of convenience and security in financial transactions. Our heartfelt gratitude goes out to Access to Finance Rwanda for sponsoring the implementation of eKash, the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, the Ministry of ICT and Innovation, the Rwanda Information Society Authority, the National Bank of Rwanda, Financial Services Providers, and all stakeholders, who have unwaveringly supported us from the outset and continue to stand by our side.