Caroline lives in Likoni area of Coast Province, Kenya. She is married and has one school-going child. She owns a grocery shop, a business which has been running for two years. In the business, she sells foodstuffs, household goods etc. She also runs a transport business, owning a motor cycle.
She learnt about Milango through friends who invited her to the group and she joined with the aim of accessing credit to improve her business operations. Her main challenges are inflation and bad debts.
Caroline is applying for a loan of 21,050 Kenya shillings to buy a stock of groceries including maize, beans, rice and cooking fat. The extra income from the loan will be added to her savings to improve on the living standards of her family and pay school fees for her child. She aspires to open a mini-wholesale shop.