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Njira is 45 years old, married, and has eight children. In order to generate the income that her household needs, she has a kiosk where she sells consumer products, which she has been doing for three years. Her customers know her and her sales have been improving.

Njira is requesting a loan, which she will use to purchase flour, snacks, and soda. Thanks to this business she has been able to provide her children with a good quality of life. Nevertheless, the fact that she has supported her family has meant that financial problems persist in her household. Consequently she works hard every day with the goal of overcoming these problems. Her greatest dream is that her children have the possibility to succeed. She aspires to be able to overcome her financial difficulties and achieve a better quality of life at home with her children.

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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
  • 712
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Njira to purchase flour, snacks, and sodas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 10, 2012
Sep 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013