John lives in Changamwe area of Coast Province, Kenya. He is married and has two children.
He owns a cosmetic shop that he has been operating for a two years. Besides this, he also runs a clearing and forwarding firm.
He learnt about Milango through friends who invited him to the group. He joined with the aim of accessing credit to improve his business operations. His main challenges are purchasing stock, debts, and high fuel and transport costs.
John is applying for a loan of KES 41,900 to purchase additional stocks of cosmetics. His extra income from the loan will be added to his savings. His dream is to expand and be a wholesaler of cosmetics.