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Kampala’s Boda Bodas: Profit Overrides Competition
February 25, 2013.
““Riding a motorcycle can be fun for a while, but no one really wants to be doing this for years and years and years,” Wilkerson explained. “All of our drivers have something they’re aiming for as a next step.””
‘Own your own boda’ (motorcycle taxi) empowers Ugandans
August 1, 2012.
“A startup helps motorcycle taxi drivers in Kampala, Uganda, buy their bikes, which in turn helps them buy homes, start businesses, and send their kids to school.”
Denver native helps Ugandan taxi motorcyclists get rolling on their own
April 22, 2012.
“If you are riding for the boss, then the money is for the boss,” Wakoli said. “But if you are riding for yourself, then the money is yours.”
Loans letting bodas drive their own futures
January 5, 2012.
“. . . is not your typical microfinance organisation. It calls itself a social enterprise for one – applying a business model to a philanthropic cause.”
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