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Chizi is married to Mwatele and they have 5 children, all still in primary school. Chizi has a well-stocked store, a business she began with some money that she had saved from her previous job. With the money she earns from this job, Chizi is able to cover the household costs and provide for her children's education.

Chizi explains that she has requested this loan because the only way of being able to develop the business is through loans, since it is very difficult to secure sufficient capital through other means. She wants to use the loan to buy rice, flour, noodles, sugar, and other basic foods. Chizi is a very responsible person who wants to succeed. She has a jovial spirit and is enterprising.

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
  • 708
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Chizi to buy rice, flour, noodles, sugar, and other basic foods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 15, 2012
Jul 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013