A loan of $500 helped to increase his stock of sugar, flour, cooking fat and related items.


John's story

John lives in Kongowea area of Coast Province, Kenya. He is married and has one child. He owns a retail shop, a business which has been running for one year. In this business, he sells retail stock like rice, sugar, flour, and cooking oil.

He learned about Milango through friends who invited him to the group, and he joined with the aim of accessing credit to improve his business operations. His main challenges are competition and price fluctuations.

John is applying for a loan of 41,850 Kenyan shillings to buy retail stock like sugar, flour, and other items. The extra income from the loan will be added to his savings to improve on the living standard of his family and also will be used to open a green grocery stall.


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