Wise is a well established e-Wallet offering one of the most popular payment platforms globally and, yes, Wise opens accounts to clients residing in Botswana. Wise is a multicurrency ewallet providing you with local Bank Accounts, allowing you to: (a) receive money, (b) transfer money to other Wise accounts for Free, and (c) pay for products and services online. It also offers a Prepaid Mastercard, which allows you to withdraw cash on almost any ATM or pay in shops. Wise is a great payment processor. Period.
As mentioned previously, Wise is a multicurrency ewallet which means that it allows you to hold cash in several currencies and provides you with local bank accounts in US Dollars, in Euros, in Sterling Pounds [And other major currencies]. So if you need to transfer money say, in Euros, you can do it with a European Bank Account in your name. Wise is a complete solution for anyone who needs to transfer money in different currencies and pay for online services, with the lowest possible fees (It is cheaper than most of the mainstream eWallets). How to open and use a Wise account? (1) Download the App on the phone by clicking on the website's path, it will request you some personal data [Passport or Omang and a Utility Bill]. (2) Once the account is open (It only takes a few days), you deposit cash via credit cards, bank transfers, or even via other payment processors and then you are ready to shop, pay, receive money, transfer money and pay for online services. In other words, once the account has been funded, there's little you can't do with it in terms of fulfilling your money movement needs: Do you like gambling? Are you an online trader? Do you need to buy on foreign shopping sites? Do you need to transfer money abroad? Well, you can do this and more with Wise. Also, a key feature for Botswanan residents is that it allows to hold a balance in Pula so, whenever you are about to receive an international transfer, you can make a local transfer into your own account in USD, EUR or GBP, convert it in between your balances, and then transfer it to your local bank account.