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Asha is a married woman with seven children who are all grown up. Her husband is a businessman who contributes to the family's basic needs. She owns a house that has electricity and running water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for her family.

She has owned real estate housesl for the past ten years. Her clients are the housing tenants. She faces a major challenge of the high cost of purchasing building materials. She dreams of building more real estate houses to rent out in the future.

With the Kshs 70,000 she wants to purchase construction materials to renovate her real estate houses. She decided to join Yehu because of the variety of loan products.

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
  • 708
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 102.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Asha to purchase construction materials to renovate her real estate houses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 2, 2011
Sep 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012