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Alice, a married woman with a one-year-old child, has been operating her fuel gas business for two years with the help of her husband. She sells in a shop and as retail to restaurant operators, hotel businesses, and villagers. Alice decided to join Yehu to acquire a loan to enable her to expand the business. With a loan of 20,000 KES, she wants to purchase stock for a new branch in town, hoping to have five branches in the future. The biggest challenge she faces in her business is theft.

Alice rents a house with electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

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
  • 827
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,938,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Alice to acquire more fuel to stock a new branch.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 3, 2010
Jun 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011