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Rose lives with her husband who is a gardener by profession. They do not have children, and they live at a rental house. Her business is fresh water supply, which she has had for 3 years. She sells water from home to her local residents.

She is requesting a loan because she needs to start another vegetable stall business, and purchase vegetables, fruits, potatoes and onions for sale. This loan will help her expand her business and earn more profits to enable her to meet her family's needs.

Her plan for the future is to use the income from the business to be able to stabilize her financial condition. She decided to join Yehu because of the availability of sustainable financial services.

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
  • 714
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Rose to start a vegetable stall and to purchase sacks of vegetables, potatoes and tomatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 4, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012