Sophia is a married mother of three, school-going children. She lives in the Kongowea area of Coast Province, Kenya. She runs a poultry business and a charcoal retail business, which have been in operation for five years.
She was introduced to Milango by her friends and is applying for a loan of 42,650 Kenya shillings (KES). She will use the loan to buy a new stock of charcoal and chicks, to sell. She believes the additional income from this loan will improve the living standard of her family.
Her ambition is to own three poultry sheds, despite the challenge of occasional low business seasons.