Rahab lives in the Kongowea area of Coast province, Kenya. She is a married business lady who owns a retail shop which she has been operating for five years. In this business, Rahab sells bread, soft drinks, milk, utensils, etc. She also sells charcoal and owns rental houses. Rahab is a mother of two school-going children.
Rahab learnt about Milango through a friend and joined with the aim of accessing credit to improve business operations. The challenges she is facing are price fluctuations and bad debts.
Rahab is applying for a loan of 62,650 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.