Justin Kashaigili is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Twende Technologies Limited. As a computer scientist with expertise in software engineering, management and entrepreneurship, he wants to use technology to connect people with safe, reliable transportation, thereby reducing road safety accidents and crimes against passengers. At the same time, young drivers can expand their customer base.
Gabriel Gabriel and Aron Katokololo
Develop and encourage linkages between young people and economic opportunities
Twende is a mobile platform that helps users find taxi and bajaji drivers who are qualified, verified, reliable, and safe. The platform uses GPS technology to ascertain users’ locations and arrange a trip. Users can also use Twende to hire a car and driver for single or multiple trips.The Twende platform contains a list of drivers vetted for road safety and criminal records, possession of a valid driving license, plus proof of attendance from an approved driving school. By linking users to vetted drivers, Twende protects riders from accidents and criminals. The platform also provides a list of car rental companies that can supply a fleet of cars for customers who need to hire a driver for single or multiple days.