Catherine is a resident of Kongowea area of Coast province, Kenya. She is is single and operates a cosmetics business, a business that has been in operating for two years. Apart from this she also runs a mobile money transfer shop.
Catherine learned about Milango through a friend. She joined with the aim of accessing credit to improve the operations of her business. Her main challenges are seasonal business climate and bad debts.
Catherine is applying for a loan of 41,900 Kenya shillings to buy additional stock of cosmetics. The extra income from the loan will be added to her savings to increase her income and improve her living standards. She aspires to open other branches in the future.