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Njira is single woman with three children who attend school. She has operated a vegetable stall for 10 years. Previously, Njira worked in a food kiosk. With the kshs. 30,000 loan, she wishes to buy building and construction materials for her vegetable stall. She sells her vegetables to the community around her home and experiences the challenge of transportation and seasonality. She hopes to build a house and be a landlady in the future. Njira owns her home which has neither electricity nor water. Her greatest monthly expense is 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
  • 729
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,743,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Njira to buy building and construction materials for her stall.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 12, 2010
Aug 31, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011