A loan of $125 helped to to buy tea tree seedlings.


Reuben's story

Reuben lives in Nanyuki area of Central province, Kenya. He is married and has two children. He owns a tea tree farm, a business he has been operating for one year now. Besides this, he has been a horticultural farmer, planting potatoes, maize, beans and cattle rearing for seven years. The oil from the tea tree plant is used to manufacture cosmetics.

He learned about Milango through a friend who invited him to join the group and he joined with an aim of accessing credit to improve on his business operations. His main challenges are lack of funds and water.

Reuben is applying for a loan of 10,734 Kenya shillings to buy tea tree seedlings. His extra income will be added to his savings to improve the living standards of his family. He aspires to expand the area under tea tree cultivation.



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