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Mariamu is 41 years old and lives with her husband and their six children in a house. She runs a food stall and has been working in business for several years. She has acquired valuable experience that allows her to keep going. Thanks to the good management of her sales, she always obtains the best earnings.

The community where she lives is very busy and she already has a lot of customers, although her best clients are the neighbors. Everyone prefers her because her product is of good quality, affordable, and because the service is the fastest in the neighborhood.

Mariamu is an energetic woman: she is determined and very devoted to her work. She wishes to succeed and fulfill her dreams. That is why every day she does her very best in her work because she knows that only in this way will she achieve the success she so much hopes for. With the loan, she plans to buy ingredients such as flour, sugar, cooking oil, etc.

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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
  • 782
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,695,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Mariamu to buy ingredients such as flour, sugar, cooking oil, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 26, 2012
Oct 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013