Careem and Salman Sufi Foundation have signed a strategic partnership to train 10,000 females to ride bikes and subsequently onboard these female on the Careem Platform. The partnership was announced at the inauguration ceremony of ‘Women on Wheels’ WOW.
Due to partnership with Salman Sufi foundation by on boarding the trained females on the Careem platform at least 10,000 job opportunities and help them achieve financial independence. Careem will be introducing a vehicle that is specially designed for female bikers, this initiative will be expanded across Pakistan.
General Manager South, Careem Pakistan commented at the launch event, we are joining forces with Salman Sufi Foundation with its WoW initiative to empower women to reclaim public spaces in Pakistan.
Careem introduced female Captains on its platform early in our journey and we hope and more females can become a part of our platforms on their journey of achieving financial independence.
Careem will be providing Salman Sufi Foundation with all the safety equipment such as helmets for female biker Captains, subsidized rates for travel to and from training facilities and help spread the awareness through their social media platforms.
Salman Sufi, said on the event, “We have partnered with Careem to provide jobs for up to 10,000 jobs for the women that are trained through this program. The project after its growth in Karachi will move towards launches in Hyderabad, Sukkur and other areas of Sindh. The basic aim of the campaign is to empower women and to make them financially independent, reclaim public spaces in the country.”
Known Personalities present at the inaugration event were Shehla Raza, Minister for Women Development, Murtaza Wahab, Adviser to Chief Minister of Sindh on Law, Anti-Corruption Establishment, and information, Aisha Mukhtar, Deputy Country Representative, UN Women, Asad Khan, General Manager-South, Careem Pakistan and Salman Sufi, who is spearheading the campaign and is famous for his work for feminism across the world.