Before meeting Alliance Development Africa Foundation (ADAF), he worked as a security guard. However, after the business management and village savings training with ADAF he began exploring new business opportunities and settled on bicycle hire services.
He successfully secured a Christian Aid funded interest free loan of £52.63 and purchased a bike.
Benson also joined the VSL groups that were formed by ADAF and has started to grow his savings. Benson has now managed to buy three more bicycles and employed more people to expand his business.
Benson plans to expand his business by buying a motorbike allowing him to charge greater fees and secure greater profits.