September 30, 2023

Tricia Oak

Business & Finance Excellency

SAFIRUN Launches Day by day Way of life App & Marketplace in Rwanda

Rwandese company SAFIRUN, primarily acknowledged for pioneering eco-welcoming shipping and logistics services in Kigali, has been working on a variety of environmentally friendly-transport answers for goods and solutions making use of electric scooters, electrical bikes, and electrical vans over the past four yrs. On the micromobility aspect, sister firm GURARIDE, a inexperienced e-mobility community bicycle-share (PBS) transportation system company, has been scaling up operations in Rwanda. GURARIDE combines intelligent bikes, electric scooters, and electrical bike-sharing in a solitary application to enable buyers to opt for their ride choice.

GURARIDE would like to choose around the very first and previous mile transport industries across Africa. Another sister firm, SAFI, assembles electric motorcycles and scooters in Rwanda. Its other sister enterprise, SAFI Universal Hyperlink, is rolling out its charging station infrastructure as EVPLUGIN in Rwanda. EVPLUGIN is a general public EV charging station solutions community firm in Africa, with a emphasis on facilitating the migration from fossil fuel transportation to eco-friendly electric mobility.

SAFIRUN has been carrying deliveries for various retailers employing its shorter code 3040 as well as presenting diverse logistics alternatives to local corporations and people making use of its electric fleet. Its new multipurpose smartphone app (Android & iOS) will allow buyers to put company requests, actual time supply tracking, and deliver immediate assistance responses. The providers involve courier expert services, foodstuff delivery, prescription drugs and necessities, groceries, wines, and spirits, parcels delivery, and special or urgent decide on-n-drop providers.

The SAFIRUN SuperApp needs to assistance to redefine e-commerce for each clients and unique area businesses. End users will have accessibility to in excess of 12 services categories in 1 one application. The tremendous-application will aid the delivery of commodities like food stuff, manner, and pharmaceuticals, and will also present a wide assortment of products and services ranging from ‘pick-and-drop’ and scheduling lodges or apartments, to using the services of professionals like plumbers, landscapers, and other artisans for both equally experienced and private get the job done.



The SAFIRUN Tremendous-App is also introducing an in-app cashless funds transfer services named the SAFIRUN E-Wallet, in which friends or colleagues can trade digital dollars within the application by their registered SAFIRUN accounts in an effort to boost a cashless financial state and compliment Covid-19 avoidance actions. The corporation features reward points that translate into spendable digital revenue on each and every transaction carried out working with the SAFIRUN E-Wallet.

Through the earlier pilot phases, SAFURUN accomplished more than 30,000 deliveries and covered a lot more than 26,000 km in just 2 quarters of 2021 while creating 65 positions. SAFIRUN is eyeing fleet enlargement by the stop of the next quarter of 2022 with an extra 80 environmentally friendly work designed by the end of 2022’s 2nd quarter. Aligning its expansion plans with the foreseen desire, SAFIRUN is decided to also prioritize gender inclusion and women empowerment by means of engagement in supply and logistics solutions although also building new employment possibilities for Rwandan youths.

All visuals courtesy of SAFIRUN


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