- President Ruto presided over the first anniversary of Hustler Fund since it was launch last year.
- He noted that 7 million people have opted out of CBR AND 2.2 million Kenyans have received CBR credits for actively borrowing from the Hustler Fund.
- Hustler Fund was launched last year on 30th November 2022.
President William Ruto officially graced the first anniversary of Hustler Fund today since it was launched last year on 30th November 2020 in Nairobi.
Hustler Fund is one of the achieved programmes stipulated in Ruto’s Manifesto in 2022 to ensure that lives of Kenya are better.
Speaking at the anniversary event,Ruto let it known that hustler fund is an achieved manifesto to the people of Kenya.
”Watu walikuwa wanafikiria Hustler Fund Ni mchezo ,watu walikuwa wanafikiria ni mambo tu ya kuongea.Hivi leo acha niwaelezee ya kwamba ile manifesto tuliandika sio gazeti ya kufunga nyama. Hiyo ilikuwa sera ya serikali ya kubadilisha maisha ya wananchi,”
”Tulisema ya kwamba tutakuwa na hazina ya hustler fund kwa sababu wakenya wa zaidi ya milioni saba walikuwa wamehangaishwa na CRB.Mimi nimesimama hapa kusema seven million of those who were condemned in the CBR eco system today we have repaired their credits and all of them are out of CBR.”He said.
Promises of Ruto to Hustler Fund Borrowers
Ruto has promised Kenyans that they will be able to get job opportunities through hustler fund as they promised during the campaign.
”Katika hio harakati tutapanga venye tutaongeza mapato ya wakenya. Na niliwaambia wakenya kwamba tutapanga mbinu na namna ya kuzalisha ajira katika taifa letu la Kenya ili wananchi wengi waweze kupata mahali pa kujishikilia na hali ya kupata mapato,”
He has also added that there will be advancement of affordable houses through hustler fund to the Kenyans.
”Niliwaeleza ya kwamba wakati wa kampeni tuko na mpango ya affordable houses,itatusaidia kuendesha makampuni ili wakenya wanaoishi katika vitongoji duni,wanaoishi katika slums na wao pia wapate decent housing.”He said
President Ruto concluded by saying that the government will make short-term savings accessible to customers to provide greater flexibility and immediate benefits from their savings efforts.