Uber helps in providing 50 rickshaws to breadwinners of low income familiesPakistan
Uber Pakistan, a technology application that connects driver partners to riders, has joined hands with a non-governmental organisation Seed Out to participate in creating extra income opportunities in the country by enabling the Uber app for 50 Seed Out rickshaws given to breadwinners of low income families.
The agreement was signed by Uber Pakistan General Manager Safee Shah at an event in Lahore with Seed Out representatives present, said a handout.
Seed Out is the first micro finance online crowdfunding platform and presents opportunities to donors across the globe for connecting to them to deserving candidates, said the release, adding that the model of Seed Out addresses child education and health in addition to other social sectors..
“At Uber we are convinced that innovation and technology enables everyone to get around and makes cities better places to live, with a safe, affordable and reliable ride, at the push of a button with uberGO and uberAuto," said Shah.
"With a collaboration like that of Seed Out we aim to do more in order to contribute to the hardworking and deserving people of Pakistan.”
Uber was launched in 2009, offering people to get a ride at the touch of a button. The network is now available in over 537 cities in over 75 countries.