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PayPal merchant wallets allow you to receive money in Zim, so… now what?

PayPal Zim Zimababwe recieve money funds

Earlier today, we found out that you can receive money via Paypal in Zim if you open a merchant wallet. Now, there has been no confirmation from PayPal that this is a thing but it’s up and running so those who can make use of it probably will.

In light of this, we decided to go over PayPal’s history in Zim, what this could mean if PayPal comes out and says that this official. And what this could potentially do for Zimbabwean businesses in the dollarisation 2.0 era.

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Our conversation with Tendai Mupaso the co-founder of logistics startup Yaita. It had been a while since we touched base and we thought we’d talk about the business as well as their new product the Fulfilment Centre. The product is basically a warehouse where e-commerce businesses store their inventory.

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Lastly, we had a conversation with Aidan Gamble from Inclusive Access Zimbabwe about the digital divide that exists for people with disabilities in the country.

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2 thoughts on “PayPal merchant wallets allow you to receive money in Zim, so… now what?

  1. $3000 annual limit! #NotEnough. I tried lifting thw limit, it prompted me to entera US bank account… defeats the whole purp

  2. There is an option to withdraw to a debit card. I was wondering if y’all at techzim could use your contacts in banking sector to review some nostro banking services that could integrate with Paypal.

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