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Bahati is married with five children. She runs a grocery shop nearby a school. She sells cooked cassava and bananas. Her husband is a cook and he contributes to cover the family's basic needs. Bahati has been running her food market business for 10 years.

This is her first loan with Yehu Microfinance Trust. She requested a loan to buy sacks of cassava for resale. With this loan, she hopes to increase her stock, to have some savings for her business and family, and also to keep her children in school.

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
  • 755
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,830,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Bahati to buy sacks of cassava for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013