Uvodo + Paystack: Simplifying eCommerce for African merchants
November 8, 2023
Uvodo welcomes Paystack integration!
We are happy to announce that Uvodo has partnered with Africa’s leading payment solution - Paystack!
This integration allows you to enable Paystack for your Uvodo store within clicks and start receiving online payments.
A closer look at Paystack
Paystack provides offline and online payment solutions for businesses in Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, and South Africa.
With Paystack, you can securely accept payments for your online business through various local and international payment methods, including credit/debit cards, bank transfers, and mobile money.
By integrating Paystack into your Uvodo store, you can receive payments via a range of options, including credit/debit cards like Visa, Mastercard, Verve (applicable to Nigeria and Ghana), and American Express (for Nigeria and South Africa).
Paystack supports various payment methods like bank transfers (for Nigeria), mobile money (for Ghana), Masterpass (for South Africa), EFT (for South Africa), USSD (for Nigeria), and Visa QR (for Nigeria).
Paystack supported currencies
Paystack charges and settles international payments in your local Nigerian, Ghana, South Africa, and Kenyan currencies.
Paystack supports the following currencies:
Ghanaian Cedi (GHS) in Ghana
Nigerian Naira and US Dollar (NGN, USD) in Nigeria
South African Rand (ZAR) in South Africa
Kenyan Shilling and US Dollar (KES, USD) in Kenya
Paystack’s fees depend on the payment type (local, international, M-PESA, and card transactions), and varies for Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa and Kenya. For details, check Paystack pricing.
From our side, Uvodo doesn’t charge fees for transactions made through Paystack, as any other integrated 3rd party payment gateways.
How to enable Paystack in your Uvodo store?
To start accepting payments with Paystack, you just need to enable it in Uvodo’s admin panel (Settings → Payments → Paystack) and add the confidential.
You can enable the Paystack payment gateway for your Uvodo store by following these steps:
Sign in to your Uvodo account and select one of your stores
Navigate to Settings → Payments
Hit “Add payment method”
Select Paystack from Uvodo’s supported payment methods
Click on the "Enable" toggle
Then, enter the "Secret Key" from your Paystack account, then click on the Submit button.
Sign up on Paystack to get started accepting payments on your Uvodo store.
Ensure you’ve set your Uvodo store’s currency to one of the Paystack supported currencies.
Read our guide on how to connect Paystack to your Uvodo store.
Uvodo + Paystack mutual benefits
With this integration, Uvodo’s merchants will be able to:
Enable Paystack for businesses in Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, and South Africa;
Utilize various payment methods, including credit/debit cards like Visa, Mastercard, Verve (applicable to Nigeria and Ghana), and American Express (for Nigeria and South Africa).
Likewise, Paystack merchants can:
Get special offers on Uvodo’s paid plans;
Simply set up an store within 3 steps and start selling in minutes;
Enjoy 10+ built-in conversion and automation tools;
Use the Collect on Delivery manual payment method alongside the Paystack payment gateway.
Uvodo and Paystack integration promises to be a game-changer for merchants and their online businesses, and we look forward to the exciting possibilities that lay ahead.
Wishing you successful payments! 💰