Boda Boda Safety Association of Kenya is launching a new app called Juu boda that will connect riders to customers in what the Association says will improve the industry and inject discipline.
The National Chairman of the Association Kevin Mubadi said they have 800,000 members who are ready to join the app, which will work the same way taxi-hailing apps work, but with additional services.
The app will be officially launched end of January, contracted a New Zealand-based company to develop the app.
The patron of the association Mohammed Shidiye said the industry has a big potential with over 1.2 million riders across the country. With some riders being graduates, this invention may help more Kenyans avail themselves to a more stable flow of income.
Better still, they are attempting to partner up with the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) to provide a facility that will cover their members.