Simon lives in Mombasa area of Coast Province, Kenya. He is married and has one child. He owns a retail shop, a business which has been running for four years. In this business, he employs one extra person. Simon is also a water vendor and formally employed.
Simon learned about Milango through friends who invited him to the group. He joined with the aim of accessing credit to improve his business operations. His main challenge is high cost of products.
Simon is applying for a loan of 41,850 Kenya shillings to buy assorted household items like basins, cooking utensils, combs, towels etc. The extra income from the loan will be added to his savings to improve the living standard of his family.