Christine lives Changamwe area of Coast province. She has four children who all attend school. She owns a tea-leaves business which has been operating for two years now. Besides this, Christine also runs a handicraft business.
She learnt about Milango through a friend with the aim of accessing credit to improve the operation of the business. The challenges she is facing are rent, debt and seasonal weather. Christine is applying for a loan of 41,900 Kenya shillings to buy bags of tea leaves and packaging packs. Her extra income from the loan will be added to savings to expand the business and pay school fees. Her future plan is to expand the business so that she can be a large-scale supplier.