Safe Boda Launches Car Hiring Service in Kampala

In Summary
  • The service will revolutionize the taxi industry in Uganda
  • SafeCar trips are cashless where customers use the SafeBoda Wallet
Image: Safe Boda

SafeBoda has launched its car-hailing service dubbed SafeCar which is safer and convenient to use as they revolutionize the car and taxi industry in Uganda.

Rapa Ricky Thomson, the SafeBoda co-founder, and director, says the future of urban transportation is about community, supporting drivers to make more money, enhancing their welfare and giving customers a convenient world-class cashless experience by requesting for a ride via their Super App

“We’re very excited to launch Safe Car in our Super App with a safer, more convenient solution than what is offered in the market. We’ve talked to drivers and passengers, tested our product, and we are going to change transportation in Uganda forever, we are going completely cashless” the Safe Boda co-founder Rapa Ricky stated.

Image: Safe Boda

He noted that all  SafeCar trips are cashless where customers use the SafeBoda Wallet to conveniently pay for a trip and don’t have to negotiate with drivers.

Currently SafeBoda hosts a community of over 27,000 motorbike drivers that transport customers within the Kampala Metropolitan region.

According to Rapa the car and taxi driver community will see the overall community grow as many join the company’s mission.

“Car drivers have the same needs as boda boda riders and SafeBoda can provide a great livelihood for all. Our drivers will be happy and make more money with SafeBoda. We are in the business of making communities thrive and our car drivers will now join us!” he averred.

 The launch of cars is another opportunity for the community to grow and thrive, said Moses Musinguzi the very first driver and senior operations manager at safe boda.

Currently operating in Uganda and Nigeria, the Safe Boda application remains the preferred option for ride-hailing, package deliveries, utility and mobile bill payments, and e-wallet services.