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Maritina is a married woman with seven children, all of whom graduated from school. She owns a house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

She has been operating an M-pesa (mobile money transfer) services for the past three years. Her potential customers are neighbours and passersby. Maritina faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. She hopes to open another business in the future.

With the Kshs 50,000, she wants to purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour, and cooking oil for her retail shop. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to improve her business.

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
  • 607
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $39,245,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $625 helped Maritina to purchase wheat flour, maize flour, and cooking oil for retail shop.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 25, 2010
Dec 11, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2011