Eliza lives in the Malindi area of Coast Province, Kenya. She is married and has five children, all in school: class 7, 6, 3, 1 and kindergarten level 3. She operates a fuel wood business which she started in 2010. She opened the business to help supplement the family’s income.
Eliza has been a client of Milango since May, 2011. A loan of 40,000 Kenyan shillings will help Eliza buy additional stock of fuel wood. She plans to reopen a grocery stall she operated previously with the revenue from the current business. Eliza would like to construct a permanent house on her parcel of land in the near future and also to build rental houses. Her main challenge is lack of capital. This loan will help her educate her children and also meet their current basic needs. She is grateful to Milango and its partners for helping her access credit.