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Francisca, 38, lives with her life partner and their children. She owns a retail shop where she sells daily necessity items like bread, eggs, milk and flour. She's been running this business for five years, which has given her a lot of experience in sales that allows her to generate the best profits she can. The shop is located in her home at a location with a lot of foot traffic. She already has a lot of customers, but her best clients are her neighbors, who recommend her because she always has what they need. She offers quality products at affordable prices and with excellent service.

Francisca is an enterprising woman very dedicated to her work and who has many goals that she aims to achieve. Her biggest secret to achieving success is effort and a love of work. In recent weeks, demand has been increasing and she would like to take advantage. That's why she's requesting this loan from Yehu that will allow her to buy basic items like milk, eggs, rice and sugar.

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
  • 733
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,743,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Francisca to buy basic items like milk, eggs, rice and sugar for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 19, 2012
Oct 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013