The ride hailing services in Pakistan are just growing, after Careem and Uber, Limofied and Paxi services came into the market. New employment opportunities arise along with new companies.
Now Paxi Pakistan has collaborated with NOWPDP with the aim to empower the individuals in Pakistan with disabilities and provide them with employment opportunities.
So for the bike taxi services, Paxi will hire will six individuals with lower limb injuries. The riders will be given three wheeler bikes specifically designed for them.
Vishal Kumar, an individual with lower limb injury said
“Through this initiative, I want to show people that persons with lower limb impairment can drive and mobilize others. I want to prove that we can do wonders if given opportunities.”
Paxi has taken bold initiatives in past as well like introducing women-exclusive ride hailing service on Women’s day. It was called ‘Pink Taxi’. On that occasion, Zahid Sheikh CEO of Paxi said, “If our women can fly planes, why not Paxi?” saying that women should get equal opportunities for everything.