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Cooperative Bank of Oromia in Ethiopia partners Mastercard for prepaid cards and Community Pass

May 21, 2024


Through the partnership, the bank has launched its Coopbank Prepaid Mastercard offering designed specifically to enable international travellers from Ethiopia to complete global purchases online through e-commerce sites and digital platforms.

Card transactions will be supported by a dedicated mobile app that will offer “efficient card management capabilities”, Mastercard says.

Additionally, the Addis Ababa-based bank will also deploy Mastercard’s Community Pass technology, which functions as an “interoperable digital platform facilitating service delivery for marginalised individuals and communities”, according to Mastercard’s website.

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