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Riziki is from the village of Amkeni, Msambweni, Kenya. She has a food stall business and she tells us that she’s been in business for more than one year, so she has good knowledge of this business.

She comments that she has an established good clientele and that it’s the only food stall in the neighborhood. It’s quite a sacrifice because she must rise at dawn to do her purchases so that she can lower her costs and be able to make higher profits.

She defines herself as a very hardworking, tenacious woman who always strives to get ahead. Through her work, Riziki has managed to make some home improvements and provide her children with the necessary schooling.

She needs this loan to buy cooking fat oil, wheat flour, maize flour and other supplies that she needs to stock her store.

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
  • 725
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,788,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Riziki to buy cooking fat oil, wheat flour, maize flour and other supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 10, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013