A loan of $450 helped to purchase additional stock of charcoal for resale.

Chizi's story

Chizi is a resident of Kongowea area of Coast province, Kenya. She is married and has three children. She owns a charcoal business, which has been in operation for the last four years.

Chizi learned about Milango from a friend, and joined the organization with an aim of accessing credit to improve the operations of her business. Her main business challenge is the high cost of transportation.

Chizi is applying for a loan of 36,650 Kenyan shillings, to purchase additional stock of charcoal. The extra income from using the loan will be added to her savings, to improve the living standard of her family and pay for her children’s school fees. She aspires to be a wholesaler of charcoal.

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