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Kaphemba
Kaphemba is a married woman with 7 children, three of whom attend school while four are married. She lives at her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

For the past 10 years, she has operated a dry fish selling business, selling to neighbors. Her major challenge is the high cost of transportation from rural areas to her place of operation. She dreams of having a wholesale business in future.

With KES 30,000 she wants to purchase sacks of dry fish for resale. 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
  • 957
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $40,863,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 95.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Kaphemba to purchase sacks of dry fish for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 8, 2011
Listed
Sep 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 16, 2012