Uber on Tuesday announced the launch of its low-cost mobility option, Uber ChapChap, in Kisumu. The move aims to provide residents with more affordable and convenient mobility options, with minimum fares starting at just Ksh 150.
The launch also unlocks more earning opportunities for drivers and offers residents increased reliable ways of moving around the city safely.
Imran Manji, Head of East Africa Uber, emphasized the benefits of the launch, saying that it provides a more economical and greener way to travel around the city.
The new offering opens up opportunities for drivers to increase their earnings and gives residents more flexibility and security when travelling around the city.
Uber’s business model allows drivers to maintain their independent status, providing them with increased flexibility and earnings. The company has already provided thousands of sustainable economic opportunities across Kenya.
Michael Wanga, Kisumu City Manager, praised the arrival of Uber, saying that it enhances security in their mobility systems. Safety is a top priority for Uber, and its technology makes it possible to focus on safety for drivers and riders before, during, and after every trip.
To request an Uber ChapChap trip, riders need to simply open the app, tap on Uber ChapChap, and select their preferred payment option. Riders can see a driver’s rating, which indicates others’ experiences and provides transparency. For ease of communication, riders can contact their driver through the app or via phone.
Imran Manji expressed Uber’s commitment to being a partner to cities, supporting their growth by providing innovative mobility options.
The launch of Uber ChapChap in Kisumu is just one example of the company’s dedication to Kenya, and it provides riders and drivers with more opportunities.