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Sheila is a kiva borrower. She is very passionate about information technology. She graduated from a local university with a degree in computer science. She has taken a loan of KES 85,000 to pay for internship program at NetHope Academy. The internship will enable her to gain skills and experience in IT, which will enable her get a job. Her goal is to ensure that everyone has access to technology and enjoys its benefits.

In 5 or 10 years she sees herself as an experienced network and systems administrator equipped with skills that can help her improve and contribute to the organization she will be working for.

Her dad inspires her to work towards her goals. Her love for IT enabled her to overcome challenges when she was at the university.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

SMEP Microfinance Bank has partnered with education non-profits Vittana and NetHope Academy to offer student loans. The funds will be used by students to pay for a six-month internship and development program at NetHope Academy. By funding this loan, you are helping a promising student prepare for a full-time career in information technology.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 876
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,989,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,025 helped Sheila to pay for an internship program.
0% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Sep 20, 2013
Nov 15, 2013
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