High uptake of Hustler Fund loans a threat to Saccos, banks

The enthusiasm by small rural based enterprises in Embu County  in embracing the group based Hustlers’ Fund loans is bound to give stiff competition to Saccos and banks for customers, former Commissioner of Cooperatives Geoffrey Njang’ombe has warned. The launch of the second phase of the Hustler Fund will see registered groups qualified for loans…

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Ruto launches second phase of Hustler Fund targeting registered groups

President William Ruto has officially launched the second phase of the Financial Inclusion Fund (Hustler Fund) that targets registered groups. Speaking in Embu town during the 60th Madaraka Day celebrations, the president said the groups can qualify for loans up to millions of shillings. He pointed out that the groups will be used as collaterals…

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Kenyans to access hustlers fund through SMS short code

By Obegi Malack The government’s Financial Inclusion Fund commonly known as Hustlers Fund program which is set to be launched at the end of this month will not require any official registration. Co-operative and Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Cabinet Secretary Simon Chelugui has clarified that Kenyans seeking to access the funding will…

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