Geoffrey Onguso Onyambu, Opportunity Through Ownership: Providing Favourable Financing Options to Motorcycle Drivers

A man sits upon a motorcycle taxi, also known as a boda boda.

75% of Kenyans live on less than a dollar a day, with a majority being young men with little education living in rural areas. In these places one can kind the ever so popular boda bodas, or motorcycle taxis, which earn up to $5.00 a day. In Keroka, Kenya, Geoffrey Onguso Onyambu has received a Pay It Forward loan to help drivers own their own motorcycles for economic security with affordable and fair market payment options.

Date grant awarded: October 16, 2016