NGOs

Save the Children quadrupled the scope of donor-funded programs in northern Nigeria using Segovia to integrate local mobile money infrastructure.
 

Remittances

A leading remittance firm using Segovia serves 30% of the US-Tanzania corridor, offering faster, more reliable payments at lower cost.

Agriculture

An innovative procurement firm uses mobile money to avoid liquidity issues in remote areas of Uganda when purchasing crops on behalf of multinational agricultural firms.
 

And more...

From multinationals to gig economy startups, clients use Segovia’s web portal and flexible API to pay without local presence  in hard-to-reach markets.


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Frontier Market Payments, Simplified

Modern API

Our REST API is language-agnostic and designed using modern frameworks. Most API customers send initial payments within 24 hours. 

Scalable Architecture

Our payment gateway handles thousands of simultaneous transactions with low latency. Scaling payments is one less thing for you to worry about.

24/7 Support

Our team is here for yours, with industry-leading support around the clock and direct access to engineering.

Advanced Security

Transaction monitoring, SDN screening, encryption and configurable security keep your payments and your data out of the wrong hands.

 

A Simple, Powerful API

Fund locally, issue payments to mobile wallets globally, with automatic provider detection and foreign exchange.


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POST /api/pay HTTP/1.1
Authorization: Segovia signature=(hmac-sha256 hex) 

Host: payment-api.thesegovia.com

{
  "clientId": "companyName",
  "requestId": "aa67f1ab",
  "callbackArgs": { "reference": 29489213 }, 
  "transactions": [{
    "transactionId": "27befd5b-d149",
    "provider": "autodetect",
    "payerAccountId": "93174142", 
    "recipientAccountId": "8402910242", 
    "amount": 125,
    "currency": "KES",
    "name": "Jane Doe" 
  }]
}

Reverse recent payments automatically without manual support requests.


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POST /api/reverse HTTP/1.1
Authorization: Segovia signature=(hmac-sha256 hex) 

Host: payment-api.thesegovia.com

{
  "clientId": "companyName",
  "requestId": "aa67f1ab",
  "callbackArgs": { "reference": 29489213 }, 
  "transactions": [{ "transactionId": "702jkd0-d149"}]
}

Know who you are paying – use subscriber name lookup to automate KYC and compliance.


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POST /api/lookup HTTP/1.1
Authorization: Segovia signature=(hmac-sha256 hex) 

Host: payment-api.thesegovia.com

{
  "transactions": [
    {
    "provider": "airtel-uganda",
      "recipientAccountId": "256750729563"
    }
  ]
}

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Broad Coverage

Access the fastest-growing mobile payment network. We’re constantly adding new providers, and can work with you to jointly prioritize as we grow.

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