About Botswitch

Botswitch, established in 2020 was setup as an initiative to facilitate a national switching infrastructure shared by local and respected shareholders. Botswitch operates as an electronic transaction management company whose primary focus of attention is switching and settling secure shared financial transactions for its member banks and third-party institutions. Botswitch is dedicated to empowering its customers to attain an end to end secure, cost-effective payment solution.

Our Vision

Our Vision

To effortlessly integrate innovative payment services into the Southern Africa by enabling our clients to transact swiftly.

Core Values

Core values

1. Customer commitment: We develop relationships that make a positive difference in our lives.
2. Quality: We provide outstanding products and unsurpassed service that, together, deliver premium value to our customers.
Integrity: We uphold the highest standards of integrity in all our actions.

Working for Botswitch


At Botswitch, we aim to hire the best minds Africa has to offer. We collaborate with different individuals so that we can create sustainable solutions. It is a commitment to growing Africa, going beyond the best and getting it right. We believe in working to empower. More than just a desk-job, we are a team of knowledgeable, skilled, and innovative payment specialists.

Contact us

Postal address: Plot 75783 Setlhoa office park, Gaborone

(+26) 73901339

BotSwitch Products

Domestic Interbank Transfer Service (DITS)

  • The nature of payments in Botswana has changed over the last decade and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) demand cost effective, real-time money transfer and payment solutions.
  • Botswitch’ s interbank payments platform DITS allows businesses to make payments of up to one million shillings per transactions 24 x 7 x 365.
  • The service is available across the mobile, internet, ATM and Point of Sale (POS) channels.

Agent Banking

  • Agent based banking allows banks to offer alternative channels for delivery of financial services to their customers.
  • The premise of agency banking is to provide a subset of banking services through the use of
    non-bank agents.
  • The Botswitch network aggregates a broad agent footprint encompassing the postal network as well as large retailers and smaller traders, allowing for the effect and efficient use of scarce resources with consumers depositing and withdrawing cash across the country

Merchant Point of Sale (POS)

One of the key factors towards achieving reduction in the cost of doing business in Botswana is the
move away from cash to electronic based payments.
In this regard Botswitch, through its acquiring banks, aggregates and encourages the use of cards at merchant outlets for shopping.

Card Issuance and Hosting

Botswitch facilitates issuance of private label dual interface cards to financial institutions via its card management system (CMS). The card supports magnetic stripe, chip (EMV) and NFC (near field communications) technologies. The full function card management system delivers both debit and prepaid card hosting functionality.

Channel Management

  • Outsource your ATM network to us and reduce your operational costs.
  • The robust payment switch software Postilion ® allows Kenswitch to host and manage ATMs and POS terminals.
  • This allows institutions to quickly deploy ATMs and POS terminals while outsourcing their management to Kenswitch.
  • The company has the requisite skills and experience to ensure international standards and best practice are adhered to via our 24-hour contact centre.