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Riziki
Riziki is a married woman with seven children all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has piped water but no electricity. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family. She sells second hand-clothes and also has a restaurant. For over seven years she has sold from door to door and from home. Riziki faces a major challenge of late payment by customers who buy goods on credit. With the Kshs 80,000 Riziki wants to purchase construction materials for her stall and clothes to resell. She hopes to expand her business in the future. She decided to join Yehu because it provides sustainable financial services to economically marginalized entrepreneurs.

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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
  • 968
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $41,033,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $1,000 helped Riziki to buy construction materials for her stall and second-hand clothes to sell.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Nov 8, 2010
Listed
Nov 2, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 16, 2011