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Sophia is 38 years old and sells fruits and vegetables, such as potatoes, tomatoes, bananas, etc, from a vending stall in the town of Msambweni. She has been in this business for quite some time. This is her first loan with Yehu.

Sophia will use the loan to buy fruits and vegetables in bulk. She faces challenges in her business from the competition, but she works extremely hard so that she can help her loved ones move forward. By utilizing the benefits of this loan, she can continue expanding so that she can provide more products to her customers.

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
  • 813
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,872,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Sophia to buy fruits and vegetables in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2012
Nov 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013