Nairobi, 8 March 2021 — Global Technology Partners (GTP), Africa’s leading prepaid card processor, and Trinity Technologies, South Sudan’s pioneer mobile money provider, announced today that they have signed a strategic partnership. As a result of the association, Trinity’s m-GURUSH brand will be billed as the m-GURUSH Companion Card, with Visa as the participating network.
The m-GURUSH Companion Card is a prepaid card service that will allow m-GURUSH users in South Sudan to access their wallet balances via a Visa-enabled card, bringing together the worlds of card and mobile.
Vice President of m-GURUSH, Mr. Joseph Arinaitwe said, “We are pleased to partner with GTP to make this ground-breaking initiative a reality. Our customers have been requesting a Companion Card linked to their wallet which will support South Sudan’s rapidly growing e-commerce. Additionally, the m-GURUSH Companion Card will be positioned as a Travel Card, enabling South Sudanese traveling abroad to conveniently and securely use it for all their travel needs while abroad. This initiative represents yet another fulfillment of our promise to be South Sudan’s premium provider for mobile money services and the leader in the mobile and digital payment space.”
GTP’s Executive Vice President of Business Development, David Dearman, said, “We have been working closely with Trinity and m-GURUSH over the past year to develop the best companion card and travel card for the South Sudan market. This Agreement underscores the importance of this market to GTP, and we look forward to offering an unrivaled product at an excellent value.”
Founded in 2003 and headquartered in the United States, Global Technology Partners specializes in creating innovative processing and payment solutions for the prepaid industry. GTP is Visa, MasterCard and Verve certified in the CEMEA region (Central Europe, Middle East & Africa) and is focused primarily on the African market. The GTP system is 100% dedicated to prepaid processing of physical, virtual and companion cards. The platform is PCI compliant, cloud based, full suite of API’s and highly configurable. GTP is currently in over 30 African countries with over 70 issuing banks.
m-GURUSH is South Sudan’s Pioneer Mobile Money Service that was launched in July 2019. m-GURUSH provides a fast, easy, safe and convenient way to send and receive money, to pay for goods and services, pay bills, purchase airtime, bulk payments and Cross-border remittances.