One Kiosk Africa equally provides the retailers (stores) with sales data which enables them to get access to credit lines from partner financial institutions for expansion and growth
One Kiosk Africa is an ecommerce solution, headquartered in Lagos Nigeria which leverages Geo-location and machine learning to provide access to market and finance for local stores (95% informal retailers’ also known as pop and mum stores) by connecting local stores to online users based on location.
As a brand, the ecommerce store is stepping up its role within this pandemic season to provide a channel for local stores to connect with users online with no contact with the buyers via its site and in 4 simple steps can start selling right away;
- Step 1: Create a vendor account
- Step 2: Check your email- Click on the verification link and activate account
- Step 3: Login and click on Create a Store for Admin to approve store or stores
- Step 4: Once you get an approved store mail/notification, do proceed to upload products
The team has equally positioned a channel where verified individuals can earn this period and post Covid 19 by picking and delivering orders within their locations.
To get started, users need to do is click on become a Pro and provide their details with your location.
This is in addition to its recent partnerships with Gokada and Bolt to ensure smooth and timely deliveries of different sizes of products across Nigeria and Africa in the long term.
One Kiosk Africa equally helps her users stock up fresh groceries/foodstuffs and other household items directly from the popular Mile 12 market and other strategic markets/stores through her verified agents within the market.
All orders for the market list sourcing are done through its business WhatsApp channel- +2348087935609 and orders received before 2 pm GMT+1 receive same-day delivery.
One Kiosk prides herself in ensuring that all orders done via its platform are delivered within 59 minutes.
In a statement with the CEO; Adeshina Adewumi he says they do an average of 30 minutes for all deliveries done via her platform while market list deliveries are received same-day delivery for orders placed before 2 pm or within 24 hours for orders after 2 pm.
“We are confident that with a strategic partnership with different stakeholders at State and Federal levels across Nigeria, our solution could contribute in flattening the curve across Nigeria as we support both small business owners and users to get their products sold and home stocked up accordingly.
As part of our contribution in supporting palliatives for the underserved, we have been equally working with some NGOs to distribute free items in packs of N15,000 (approximately $37) sourced from our vendors and market and delivered directly to identified persons. In the week to come, we would be doing another batch of 1,000 identified person within the Alimosho axis of Lagos, Nigeria.” Adeshina added
Overview of One kiosk Africa
One Kiosk Africa’s goal is to disrupt the retail commerce space in Africa, creating jobs along the value chain and contributing towards the eradication of poverty in Africa.
Its vision is to become a Global leading E-commerce solution driving economic inclusive growth and job creation through technology.
Since the commencement of its pilot in July 2019 to date, the ecommerce platform has done over $50k in ARR.
With its upgraded WebApp the platform is currently onboarding over 14,000 merchants on its database.
One Kiosk Africa is actively addressing the Nigerian market. It commenced a pilot test in Lagos but will get to soon hit the Nigerian market.
The platform’s system has been deployed from day one to scale into any country with little or no much modifications.
As at today, any vendor from any part of the world can list on One Kiosk Africa.
The only issue would be around settlement since the platform as of now only accept settlement for Nigerian banks.
However, One Kiosk Africa looks forward to penetrating South Africa, Ghana, Egypt and Kenya within the next 3-5 years.
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