Rebecca lives in the Nanyuki area of Central province, Kenya. She is a married mother of four, most of them grownups, only two of her children are in school. She owns a farm, where she plants crops, including cassava and cereals, to sell. Her husband is also employed. She has been farming for over ten years.
She learned about Milango through an employee, who invited her to the group. She joined the group, with an aim of accessing credit to better her business operations. The main challenge she faces is harsh climatic conditions.
Rebecca is applying for a loan of 46,230.86 Kenya shillings (KES). She will use the loan to buy fertilizers and seeds. She would also be interested in beekeeping, once her income rises. Her extra income from the loan will be added to her savings, to be used to expand the agricultural business.