Regina lives in the Mariakani area of Coast Province, Kenya. She is married, has one child and earns a living as a green grocer. She has been in this line of work for three years and sells, in addition to greens, flour, cooking oil and other items.
Regina learned about Milango through a friend and joined because she hopes to improve her business operations. The main challenges she faces are price fluctuations and inflation, securing enough items to sell and a seasonal business climate. She is applying for a loan for 21,050 Kenyan shillings to buy vegetable and fruits wholesale. She will combine the extra income she earns from this loan with her savings to expand her business. Her plans for the future are to start another businesses.