Ibrahim lives in the Mariakani area of Coast Province, Kenya. He is married and has three children, two of whom are in school. He owns a store which has been running for two years. He sells items like rice, sugar, flour, cooking oil, etc.. He heard about bee-keeping and would like to invest in the business.
He heard about Milango through friends who invited him to the group; he joined with the aim of accessing credit to improve his business. His main challenge is the high cost of transportation.
Ibrahim is applying for a loan of 21,050 Kenya shillings to buy more stock. The extra income from the loan will be added to his savings to improve on his family's living standards.