BBC: MESTAfrica’s Beam is Ghana’s long-distance concierge

MEST | Thursday, July 7th, 2016

BBC: Meet Ghana’s long-distance concierge service Beam, a service that’s helping it’s users get things done around the city of Accra. You can use Beam for all your errands around Accra. For example, taking your clothes to the laundry, getting you lunch at your office or picking up forms for you. How does this work? 1. A user simply enters their WhatsApp number on, 2. a member of the Beam team reaches out via WhatsApp as soon as possible to get details about the request. 3. Once details of the order have been agreed upon, Beam quotes a price, and if the amount seems fair to you, Beam sends an invoice and a link through which payment is done.