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Sophia sells clothing for women and men. This is the sole means of support for herself and her family. She tells us that she begins her work day very early every day, returning home when it is very late. Her goal for her business is for it to allow her to be able to get ahead and give her family a proper and honorable life.

Sophia is from Samburu, Kenya. She is a returning client of Yehu Microfinance, and has always fulfilled her obligations very well.

She wants to continue to invest in her business so that it will continue to flourish and expand.

Sophia is requesting this loan in order to buy a variety of types of clothing items so that she will be able to fill her customers' orders. She thanks Yehu Microfinance for the opportunity it is offering her, since receiving this loan will be a big help.

Additional Information

About Yehu Microfinance Trust

This loan is administered by Yehu Microfinance Trust, which was founded in 1998 as a project of CHOICE Humanitarian Kenya. In July 2007, Yehu became a separate entity from CHOICE and was registered as a trust. Since then, Yehu has expanded to cover over half of Kenya’s 13 coastal districts.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 789
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Sophia to buy clothing to offer for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 15, 2012
Jul 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013