The online delivery startup Gulivery, has announced it has expanded its services to include the capital Mogadishu. Previously, the service was only available in Hargesia.
Gulivery says it is further eyeing to expand further into the East African region in a few years’ time.
How Gulivery works
To use the ‘courier service,’ a user only needs to take out their smartphone and launch the Gulivery app and make orders for meals or groceries from a supermarket or restaurant of their choice.
Gulivery came about after man, and wife Deeq Mohamed Hassan and Sado Ali Baroot relocated to Hargeisa from London. They then realized the stack difference between the two regions; while in London, there were a plethora of e-commerce services, Hargeisa had none to speak of, and the infrastructure to put up such system were quite bared.
“We had to buy lots of stuff for the house and sometimes needed delivery people ourselves, but we could not find any company that covered the last mile,” lamented Deeq.
“Usually, trusted taxi drivers run such errands, but they are too expensive, and you don’t always get exactly …read more