In a statement in December he described the app as simple to use. “All that users have to do is, to upload their travel details such as the start and end location, travel date and the number of empty seats that are available, this then allows travellers heading in the same direction to book their seat.”
“The most wasted resources, from a vehicle capacity standpoint, are the empty seats in moving cars. The idea behind Afri Ride is to make use of existing resources by offering the unoccupied seats in your car, or offering your car for rental,” he said in the same statement.
Afri Ride, which was launched in December 2019, allows travellers to take rides with drivers heading in the same direction as them
Afri Ride has integrated a chat service (Mbira Chat) that allows users to communicate (live location, texting, voice call or video call) even before booking the seat or car.
This week Ventureburn quizzed Moyo via email on how the app works. Here’s what he had to say.
When exactly the service was launched?
Afri Ride was officially launched on 23 December 2019.
How many users have used the platform?
The app has over 2000 registrations of which 80% are frequently using the app for chatting, offering and booking as well as using AfriWallet (e-money system).
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