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Total loan: $800

Makazi

Mombasa, Mombasa, Kenya / Retail

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A loan helped To buy more braids, shampoo and other cosmetics materials.


Makazi's story

Makazi lives in the Mombasa area of Coast province. She is married with two children. She owns a cosmetics shop and has been operating it for one and a half years now. She started the business through a contribution from her husband. Besides this business, Makazi also sells juice. She learnt about Milango through friends with the aim of accessing credit to improve the operation of the business. The challenges she is facing are finding customers, high fuel prices and transport costs. Makazi is applying for a loan of 83,500 Kenyan shillings to buy more braids, shampoo and other cosmetics materials. Her extra income from the loan will be added to her savings to improve and boost her soft drinks business. Her future plans are to open three more cosmetics shops and to employ some assistants.