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Mbeyu is a married woman. She has seven children and five are enrolled in school. Mbeyu operates a clothes selling business and sells her goods from home. She's worked in this business for ten years. Her primary customers are neighbors and passersby. Mbeyu's other source of income includes selling coconuts. She describes her greatest business challenge as competition and her highest monthly expense is food for the family. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Mbeyu will use the KES 25,000 loan to purchase bundles of clothes for resale. Mbeyu aspires to establish a stall selling clothes in the future. She joined Yehu because of its favorable terms and conditions.

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
  • 783
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,695,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 82.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Mbeyu to purchase bundles of clothes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2012
Mar 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013