Mainka is 22 years old and married with a two-year-old son. He has a shop in Kitengela, a small town near Nairobi. He sells unga (flour), milk, fat, and oil. He has had his business for three years and employs two people. He is requesting a loan of 50,000 KES to expand and restock his shop.
He describes himself as hardworking, innovative, and self-driven. He hopes to become a wholesale supplier in the future and have a full supermarket.