Anita lives in Kongowea area of Coast province, Kenya. She is a married business lady who owns a retail shop which she has been operating for four years. In this business, Anita sells bread, soft drinks, milk, utensils, etc. She is also employed.
Anita learned about Milango through a friend and joined with the aim of accessing credit to improve business operations. The challenges she faces include price fluctuations and effects of the low season.
Anita is applying for a loan of 75,150 Kenya shillings to buy retail stock, e.g. soap, sugar, plastic utensils, etc. The extra income from the loan will be added to her savings to expand the business. Her plans for the future are to start a wholesale shop.