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Aisha is a married woman. She has three children with two currently enrolled in school. Aisha operates a poultry business and sells her goods at the market. She's worked in this business for six months and her primary customers are wholesalers in town. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Aisha's other source of income includes her husband's earnings. She describes her greatest business challenge to be the dropping prices for chickens. Her largest monthly expense is food for her family.

Aisha will use the loan of 20,000 Kenyan shillings to purchase more chickens. Aisha aspires to expand into her own wholesale business in the future.

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
  • 829
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,869,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 99.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Aisha to purchase more chickens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 6, 2011
Oct 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012