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Free Uber Rides for Persons with Disabilities on Election Day

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Tomorrow, Uber will be offering free rides to Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWDs) to make their voting process easier.

Uber has partnered with IEBC to transport the PLWDs to and from their respective polling stations in Nairobi, Thika and Mombasa on election day: 8 August 2017, free of charge.

Teaming up with IEBC and the United Disabled Persons of Kenya (UDPK), Uber will provide a special code with two free rides to and from polling stations for all PLWD registered voters in Nairobi, Thika and Mombasa.

The company will also give all new and existing riders a discount on the voting day. The offer will give each rider Sh200 off for one trip to a polling station and Sh200 off for one trip from the polling station.

All new and existing Uber riders will be required to request an Uber ride, go to the promotions tab in the app enter the promo code VOTEKE2017 in the app’s promotion tab to enjoy the offer.

These offers will apply between 6am – 6pm on Tuesday, 8 August 2017.

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