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Bolt Nigeria now Offers Fuel and Repair Loans to Drivers on its App

By Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

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In a move designed to empower its driver network and enhance their overall experience on the platform, Bolt Nigeria has announced the launch of a short-term loan program specifically tailored for Bolt Drivers. 

This program, initiated through a strategic partnership with credit technology company Advancly, aims to provide Bolt Drivers with the financial resources they need to cover essential expenses like car fuel and maintenance, ultimately boosting their productivity and earning potential.

Bolt Nigeria now Offers Fuel and Repair Loans to Drivers on its App

Addressing Driver Needs: A Collaborative Effort

Recognizing the financial constraints that  Bolt Drivers can sometimes face, Bolt Nigeria sought a solution that would directly address their needs. 

Partnering with Advancly, a reputable fintech company, offered the perfect avenue. 

Through this collaboration, Bolt Drivers will gain seamless access to Advancly’s credit solutions directly through the Bolt app. 

This integration streamlines the borrowing process, offering a hassle-free experience for securing low-interest, short-term loans.

Benefits for Drivers: Enhanced Efficiency and Earnings

The Bolt Driver loan program offers a multitude of advantages. 

By providing immediate access to funds for fuel and repairs, Bolt Drivers can stay on the road longer, minimizing downtime and maximizing their earning potential. 

This financial support also reduces the burden of unexpected car maintenance costs, allowing Bolt Drivers to focus on providing exceptional service to riders.

Pilot Phase Launch: Paving the Way for Expansion

The Bolt Driver loan program is currently in a beta launch phase, initially available to drivers operating in Lagos and Abuja. 

This controlled rollout allows Bolt Nigeria and Advancly to gather valuable feedback and ensure the program functions smoothly before expanding to a wider Bolt Driver base across the country.

Financial Inclusion and Driver Empowerment

The Bolt Driver loan program signifies a commitment by Bolt Nigeria to financial inclusion for its drivers. 

By partnering with a reputable fintech company like Advancly, Bolt is not only extending essential financial support but also empowering its drivers to take control of their earnings and achieve greater financial independence. 

This initiative fosters a more sustainable and mutually beneficial driver-partner relationship.

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Looking Ahead: A Brighter Future for Bolt Drivers

The launch of the Bolt Driver loan program represents a significant step forward for Bolt Nigeria’s driver-centric approach. 

With access to Advancly’s credit solutions, Bolt Drivers are empowered to overcome financial hurdles and focus on delivering exceptional service to Bolt riders. 

As the program expands nationwide, a larger pool of Bolt Drivers will benefit from this financial support, contributing to a more robust and successful Bolt ecosystem in Nigeria.

Positive Impact for Riders and the Ride-Hailing Industry

By enhancing the financial well-being of its driver network, Bolt Nigeria’s loan program has a positive ripple effect throughout the ride-hailing industry. 

Well-supported Bolt Drivers are more likely to provide consistent and reliable service, leading to a more positive rider experience. 

This, in turn, strengthens Bolt’s position in the Nigerian ride-hailing market and fosters a more positive perception of the industry as a whole.

The Bolt Driver loan program is a testament to Bolt Nigeria’s dedication to its driver partners. 

By providing financial support and fostering driver empowerment, Bolt is paving the way for a more sustainable and successful future for the ride-hailing industry in Nigeria.

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Oluchukwu Ikemefuna
Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

Oluchukwu Blessing Ikemefuna, a talented content writer from Anambra, Nigeria, found her writing passion in secondary school. Holding a degree in Biological Sciences from Federal University of Technology, Owerri, she specializes in blog writing across technology, finance, healthcare, education, and lifestyle sectors. With strong research and SEO skills, Oluchukwu creates engaging content globally. Her work aims to inspire and engage authentically while driving action. Outside work, she enjoys travel, reading, and movies as she grows as a skilled writer.

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