Irine lives in the Coastal town of Mombasa, Kenya. She is married and has two children; the elder one goes to school. She has been operating an open-air clothes and shoe business for six years. The business attracts a number of customers who pass along the path on daily basis.
Irine has been a client of Milango for close to one year and is applying for a KES 80,000 loan to enable her buy additional stock of clothes, shoes and umbrellas in readiness for the Christmas festivities. The loan will also improve the family’s income and their standard of living. The main challenge for this business is the rainy season; her business is not sheltered. Her main aim is to finish building her house and move into it, then build a business premises.