Glovo expands its delivery service to more locations in Nairobi

Motorbike Rider Eliud Castine, Glovo Head of Marketing for Sub-Saharan Africa Priscilla Muhiu and Lillian Wangechi go through the features of the Glovo mobile application

On demand delivery service Glovo has announced that it has expanded its service in Nairobi to more locations. The service was previously only available in Lavington, Kileleshwa, Kilimani, Westlands and UpperHill.

The full list of locations it is available now is;

  • Westlands
  • Kilimani
  • Upper Hill
  • Muthaiga
  • Limuru Road up to Ruaka
  • Runda
  • Kileleshwa
  • Lavington
  • Ngong Road up to Junction Mall
  • Nairobi West
  • Lang’ata road up to KWS
  • South B & South C
  • Mombasa Road upto Sameer business park
  • Mbagathi Way

Glovo offers its customers the convenience of being able to buy anything and have it delivered to their doorstep. The company has partnered with a wide range of establishments, including restaurants, supermarkets, butcheries, bakeries, and gift shops.

Users on the app are able to order anything that is available on the app (clustered in different categories). The categories include Snacks & Juices, Drinks, Markets, Gifts, Restaurants, and Personal Care. In addition, users can use the Anything tab on the app to order anything that is not available on the app. They also have a courier category that allows users to send things as long as they can fit on a motorbike.

Glovo is available on Android, iOS and on web. Available payment options on the service are Cash on delivery, M-Pesa on delivery and Credit/Debit Card.

The company recently onboarded Simbisa Brands’ portfolio of food and eatery outlets onto its platform. The brands include Pizza Inn, Chicken Inn, Creamy Inn and Galitos. The company also announced that it had raised €150 million (Ksh. 16.993B) in Series D funding led by international venture capital firm Lakestar for expansion within the Sub-Saharan Africa market.

Glovo was founded in 2015 in Barcelona and has since then expanded operations to 3 continents i.e. Europe, Africa, and South America. The service is present in over 20 countries and more than 100 cities. Kenya became the 3rd African market for Glovo in 2019, after Morocco and Egypt, that launched last year.

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