A loan of $400 helped to purchase used clothing.

Milicent's story

Milicent O. recently joined the K-MET volunteer Community Health Worker (CHW) group in Kisumu, Kenya.

As a CHW she will be trained by K-MET and will visit members of her community who are sick with a variety of illness. Her work will include distributing Nutriflour (a vitamin enriched flour produced by K-MET) to malnourished patients, providing reproductive health education, referring patients to local clinics and hospitals, and providing basic health care.

Milicent is 27 years old, married, and mother of two children, both of whom are currently in school.

Milicent sells second hand ladies clothing in her home district in the Nyalenda area of Kisumu. She purchases her stock from Kibuye market in town. Milicent had previously been in college and then ran a catering business from 2004 – 2005. She started her current business in 2007 when she decided that she wanted to raise money to help her children and family.

Milicent has recently applied for a loan of approximately $400 USD. She will use the loan money to purchase more used clothing in order to expand her stock.

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