SafeBoda, a motorcycle hailing and delivery platform, has signed up 3,000 drivers in Nairobi since its launch in the city and has announced a 40 percent cut in prices to pursue more users.
SafeBoda drivers will also be getting smartphones and motorcycles loans from partners such as Watu Credit, Transsion among others while its commuters in Nairobi will enjoy rides of as low as 60 bob to avoid the crippling traffic.
“Think of all the things that one could do if they had the freedom to move whenever they wanted, safely, conveniently and more importantly, now very affordably,” announced the firm. “With prices slashed by over 40% you can now get around Nairobi with SafeBoda for as little as 60 bob!!”
Recent research confirms that everyday commuting in Nairobi and its environs has people losing at least 4-5 hours spent in traffic every day. This is only getting worse with increasing populations in and around Nairobi. The loss in productivity to the lives of Nairobians to make money and provide for their families is huge.
The firm aims to end Nairobians traffic woes, getting late, lost time in traffic to increase productivity and put more money in its users’ pockets.
With a community of over 3,000 drivers in Nairobi alone, SafeBoda is beginning to revolutionize the boda boda industry in Kenya for the better. Its focus on building safety and customer service standards in the community has been key. SafeBoda ensures that all drivers partnering with it are trained and fully equipped to be able to safely cater to the growing commute and logistics equation in Nairobi. Road safety is core to SafeBoda.
All SafeBoda drivers receive insurance & medical cover, customised reflectors, 2 very high-quality helmets, free eye testing, free mechanical support, first aid & realtime driver support and phone & motorbike loans
In Kenya, SafeBoda has worked with great partners such as Watu Credit, Turaco, Allianz, and D.Light and others to offer the growing community a number of welfare-enhancing products.
Founded in 2015 in Kampala, Uganda to bring innovation, safety and community to the rapidly growing motorcycle taxi industry in Africa, SafeBoda has easily become one of the fastest-growing communities in East Africa serving over 300,000 plus customers every month in Kenya and Uganda.
Based in Uganda, Kenya and Nigeria, SafeBoda is already having a huge impact for millions in East Africa. SafeBoda’s partners include Allianz-X, Go-Ventures, Transsion and the Shell Foundation, among others.