Simpler water payments


The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) and the Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority (AAWSA) agreed to collect water bills for its 550 thousand customers through any of the CBE transaction mechanisms.
The agreement allows customers to pay without hassle and minimize additional cost, said Bacha Geni, president of CBE.
CBE and the Authority are working to finish connecting their networking systems before they start the service. The Authority is registering and clarifying customer’s documents.
“Rendering the services through CBE will make more satisfied customers and upgrade payment collection, said Zerihun Abate, Manager of AAWSA.
Delivering a digital payment system reduces cash flow risk and modernizes its service delivery, added Dereje Fufa, banking sector vice president.