According to speeches by President Ruto, after taking office, he promised that the hustler fund is available to all small-scale traders such as mama mbogas, boda boda operators, hawkers, jua kali artisans, barbers, etc.
The qualifications for Hustler Fund:
- All Kenyans are eligible to apply for Hustler Fund.
- To qualify for Hustler Fund, one must have an intention to own a small enterprise or is already running one.
– will be the major beneficiaries of the fund. It has no age or gender limitation – only that beneficiaries will need to be running or planning to open a small or medium enterprise.
During the campaign season, the only condition made public was the fact that beneficiaries would be required to join cooperatives, Saccos, and chamas to access loans.