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Scolastica is 37 years old and married; she and her spouse have six children, all of whom are in school. Scolastica and her husband do their best to give their children everything they need for their studies so that one day they can become successful and honest people.

Scolastica is known as a seamstress. She started in this profession more than six years ago. Scolastica started out with some capital that she earned while working. Now she has a business where she produces uniforms for educational institutions and sports clubs. Throughout her career, she has gained many customers who visit her home in order to place their orders.

This loan will be used to buy more supplies in bulk such as fabrics of different types and colors, thread, buttons, and zippers. As a result, she will be able to continue growing.

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
  • 560
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,737,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Scolastica to buy more tailoring supplies in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 12, 2013
Mar 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014