The Safaricom MPESA API (Application Programming Interface) Workshop was held on Friday, November 11 at the Science Center’s Lecture Theater 3.  The workshop was conducted by IT Club in conjunction with the Safaricom MPESA API division, to enable developers and interested students get acquainted MPESA API architecture, as well as a demonstrable SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) application implementation of the API.

The 30 attendees actively engaged in questions concerning MPESA and the API, in the four-hour session, prompting a follow up workshop, that will focus on code implementation of the API - a REST (Representational State Transfer) API, while a free testing environment (for developers) are currently under development.