eBee Africa

eBee is an electric bike for use in Sub Saharan Africa.

Product description Brand name and product description

eBee is an electric bike with pedal assist designed for use in Sub Saharan Africa ana offered for the delivery market under a vehicle-as-a-service concept via a subscription basis. 

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

Sub Saharan Africa

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Jumia (e-commerce platform intended to test and distribute eBee products)

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Vehicle cost per week: ~16.84 USD (2000 KES)Converted July 2022

E-fuel per week: ~6.32 USD (750 KES)Converted July 2022

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

Primary competitors in Mozambique and Ghana include Mozambikes, Ghana Bamboo Bikes, however, there are many other bicycles on the international market.

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

Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Goal 13: Climate Action

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

The target users are those needing to travel considerable distances with a lack of mobility options in Africa. These include young aspiring adults, entrepreneurs, small business owners, users who transport cargo, users who live or commute to remote areas, emergency medical care providers and students.

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