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Amina is a married woman. She has four children between the ages of 4 and 20; all are enrolled in school. Her husband's name is Mohamed and he works as a administrator.

Amina operates a food stall business. She sells her goods from home. She's worked in this business for six years. Her primary customers are community members.

Amina's other source of income includes a weaving business. She describes her greatest business challenge as the high cost of purchasing goods. Her highest monthly expense is food. She owns a house that has electricity but no piped water.

Amina will use the KES 15,000 loan to purchase sacks of rice and beans, and bundles of wheat flour. Amina aspires to establish a café business in the future. She joined Yehu to access funds.

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
  • 794
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 82.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Amina to purchase sacks of rice and beans, and bundles of wheat flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012