Rachael lives in Kongowea area of Coast province, Kenya. She is single. She owns a retail shop, a business which she has been operating for four years.
She learnt about Milango through a friend with an aim of accessing credit to improve the business operations. The challenge she is facing is low profits due to the seasonal market.
Rachael is applying for a loan of 41,900 Kenya shillings to purchase maize flour, sugar, rice and cereals. The extra income from the loan will be added to her savings to improve the living standard her family. Her plan for the future is to expand to a wholesale business.