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Kache is a married woman. She has four children, two of whom are enrolled in school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

To earn a living, Kache operates a retail shop. Her primary customers are the local area's community members. She explains that her primary business challenge is that her customers do not repay their debts on time and that her highest monthly expenses are for food and school fees.

Kache is seeking a loan in the amount of 20,000 KES to purchase more stocks of wheat flour, maize flour, rice, beans, and cooking oil for resale purposes. Kache aspires to establish a wholesale shop in the future. She joined Yehu to access funding to expand 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
  • 707
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 82.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Kache to purchase additional inventory (such as wheat flour, maize flour, rice, beans, and cooking oil) for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 31, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012