"Is it a menace, or affordable transport? Cheap motor bikes from China take over Kenyan roads"...Banks are loaning the $1-2,000 which scooter operators can pay back in a half-year or so by renting out their transport services. Naturally the taxi operators are upset. And competitive pressures are driving rates down. But overall this seems to be a case of affordability triumphing.
28 March 2009
Boda Bodas ~ Affordable Scooters Move Kenyans
Dutch videoreporter Ruud Elmendorp tells the entrepreneurial story of the rise of affordable motor scooters in Kenya, the Boda Bodas...