Ibrahim is married and lives in Mombasa, Kenya. He has been a mechanic for five years. He currently works as a contracted laborer. Ibrahim was invited to Milango by his friends and is applying for a loan of 21,050 Kenya shillings to purchase lamps, carriers and soldering rods. His ambition is to open his own garage. He is hopeful that this will be a start to increase his income which will form part of the savings for the project.