Sophia lives in the Kongowea area of Kenya. She is married and has six children, all of whom are in school.
Sophia owns a tailoring shop, which she has been operating for 13 years now. Sophia employs one helper.
She learned about Milango through a friend who invited her to the group. She joined the group with the aim of accessing credit to improve the operation of her business. The challenges she faces are a seasonal business climate and bad debts.
Sophia is applying for a loan of 75,150 KES to purchase materials for making clothes. She intends to use part of the extra income from the business to promote her business, improve the standard of living of her family and pay her children's school fees.