Kenyan women-only taxi service An Nisa plots Saudi expansion after huge growth

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Kenyan women-only taxi service An Nisa is planning expansion to Saudi Arabia after clocking up 10,000 users in its home market.

Founded by Mehnaz Sarwar in 2018, An Nisa Taxi went app-based last year, and has more than 10,000 users.

“We have a team of female drivers and we cater for women and children. We also do monthly packages for parents and for working ladies. We empower our drivers by giving them better rates while working on a safe environment for both our drivers and customers,” Sarwar told Disrupt Africa.

“The gap was the safety of the women – a lot of cases of harassment were reported and women in the taxi services. In terms of competition, An Nisa is unique, as we only deal with women.”

Self-funded to date, the startup has accumulated 10,000 users, and is now working on expansion to Saudi Arabia, where many of its partners are based. It is looking for investment to fund this expansion.

“We initially started strong, and are now currently working on getting more…

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