GOKADA, Nigeria’s on-demand bike-hailing startup paid a visit to the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi in commemoration of the Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.
The firm donated medical supplies to improve upon the status of the disabled individuals.
The on-demand bike-hailing startup recently secured $5.3 million in a Series A funding led by Rise Capital, a venture capital firm with interest in tech-driven startups in emerging markets. The round is intended to support the company’s vision as it seeks to expand its operations and push for growth.
Gokada is an on-demand transportation company headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria. Customers can order a motorbike ride through the company’s website, or by using the company’s geo-location-based smartphone Gokada mobile app. The company recently celebrated its first year in business with the launch of its brand new office in Ilupeju, Lagos set to house a state-of-the-art Driver Training School to train and verify up to 500 drivers at a time.
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“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” ―Winston S. Churchill We made a visit to the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi in commemorating the Eid-al-Fitr celebrations. It was an emotional one for the team having to listen to the stories of the patients and how they’ve come to embrace their disabilities. #thursday #thursdaythoughts #eidmubarak