A loan of $750 helped to buy stock for her general store.


Irene's story

Irene is a resident of the Likoni area of Coast Province, Kenya. She is married and has one child. Irene owns a retail shop, a business that she has been running for five years. She began the business from the savings she obtained while working as a baby sitter. She desires to set up a grocery stall.

Irene learned about Milango from other clients and joined the institution with the aim of accessing credit to improve the operations of her business. Her main challenges are bad debts and fluctuating prices.

Irene is applying for a loan of 62,700 KES to purchase food stuffs like cereals, wheat flour, cooking oil, and produce. The extra income from the loan will be added to her savings to improve her family's standard of living. She aspires to own other centers and to ensure her child’s education.


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