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Emily, 32, is an enterprising, kind, very hardworking woman. She and her husband live in a rental house.

She’s had a retail shop at home for over five years where she sells groceries and other basic staple items. She buys her merchandise every week wholesale in the city’s main market. What she likes about her work is the independence it gives her to do other things. She hopes to make the business grow so as to increase her monthly income.

She will use the loan to buy more groceries and other items 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
  • 609
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,775,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Emily to buy more groceries and other items to stock her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 24, 2012
Sep 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013