A loan of $250 helped to buy tea tree seedlings.

Simon's story

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

He learnt about Milango through a friend who invited him to the group. He joined with an aim of accessing credit to improve on his business operations.

His main challenges are the lack of funds and water.

Simon is applying a loan of 20,730 Kenya shillings to buy tea tree seedlings. His extra income will be added to his savings to improve the living standard of his family. He aspires to increase the acreage under tea tree farming.

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