Empowering the future of mobility in Africa

Watu offers asset financing to meaningfully improve employment and opportunities for those with the greatest barriers to access financial services.

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Breaking down barriers in emerging markets for maximum impact

Millions of people have entrusted Watu with their dreams of becoming entrepreneurs to thrive and support their communities.





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Our values

Customer focus

Our success goes hand-in-hand with the success of our customers; therefore, we endeavour to deliver world-class support and service while engaging with them.


We strive to provide our clients with the right tools to move and improve their lives. With true empowerment to succeed, we all win.


We believe in honesty, transparency, fairness and respect for everyone. We are committed to doing what's best for our customers and colleagues.


We hold ourselves accountable in all of our efforts. We do what we say we'll do and remain dedicated to improving every step of the way.

Electric mobility in Africa

As part of our commitment to the evolution of Africa’s mass transport industry and it’s ecological footprint, we are working with key partners to accelerate the transition to electric mobility. Through financing electric motorbikes in Rwanda, we are paving the way to a cleaner and sustainable continent for all.

What our clients say about us:

The stories we tell

Watu means ‘people’ and people are at the core of everything we do. We are on a mission to change the future of last mile mobility and financing in Africa. We support the dreams of those that are unbanked and underserved so that they have a chance to change the course of their lives.

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