Mudassir Sheikha, Magnus Olsson & Abdulla Elyas

Careem is a ride taxi hailing application operating in the Middle East, North Africa, Turkey and Pakistan.

Product description Brand name and product description

Careem is an mobile taxi hailing application that works on Android and iOS. It lets passengers order an affordable taxi online. Users can pay by cash, credit card or Careem credits.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Careem operates in the Middle East and Northern Africa in more than 90 cities in 14 countries.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

The mobile application is available for free download. A fare estimator is available here.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Competitors include Uber and conventional taxis.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth

Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)


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