Samuel lives in the Mariakani area of Coast Province, Kenya. He is married and has six children. He owns a retail shop, a business which he has been running for four years. In this business, he sells retail stock such as rice, sugar, flour, cooking oil, etc. He heard about bee keeping and would like to invest in the business.
He learnt about Milango through friends who invited him to the group and he joined with the aim of accessing credit to improve his business operations. His main challenges are high cost of products.
Samuel is applying for a loan of 41,900 Kenya shillings to buy a motorcycle for transportation. The extra income from the loan will be added to his savings to improve the living standard of his family.