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Biasha
Biasha is a widow who lives at a rental house that has electricity, but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is rental bills.

For the past two years, she has operated a charcoal selling business, selling at the market to her neighbours and passersby. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business.

Biasha is requesting for KES 30,000 to purchase sacks of charcoal for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost 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
  • 779
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,346,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Biasha to purchase sacks of charcoal for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 13, 2012
Listed
Apr 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 17, 2013