Klougart met her first subject, Louise, on the beach. ” Louise was in a relationship with two different Kenyan men and introduced Klougart to many of the women in the area.She told Louise that she was doing a story about love. Louise first began living in Kenya in 1997 when she went to work as a tour guide.IN 2009, SOFIE Amalie Klougart traveled to Mombasa, Kenya with a non-profit organisation.
Many of the women hate the idea of playing the “sugar momma.” When she leaves, she gives the man money as well.
Most of the time, however, the women are aware that both are using each other.
The trend has led to thousands of mobile applications.
The first generation of mobile applications in Africa targeted basic services such as banking and health services.
One for companionship and the other for economic security.
For example, one of the women Klougart met works in the hotel industry in Europe and travels to Kenya each year to escape her life.
Hence, Grindr has gained popularity because it offers gay men an alternative way of meeting and building relationships. The developers claim that it is the safest gay dating app in Kenya and Africa.
The dating app has more than 13 million users in the world.
When she inquired with one of the women, she found that she was witnessing what many call “romance tourism” — lonely men and women who travel to impoverished countries in search of companionship and locals who willingly oblige, in exchange for gifts, free meals, and, sometimes, cold hard cash.