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Rachel
Rachel is a single woman with two children, both of whom attend school. She lives in a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

She has operated a charcoal selling business. She sells at home to her neighbours and passersby. Rachel faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. She hopes to open more businesses in the future.

With the Kshs 20,000 she wants to purchase sacks of charcoal for sale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost 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
  • 639
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $39,147,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 81.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Rachel to purchase sacks of charcoal for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 18, 2011
Listed
Feb 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 22, 2012