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Josephine is 35 years old and lives with her children in the rural area of Samburu. She is a single mother because of widowhood. Josephine operates a cafe, which is a business that has a lot of demand, but she has a lot of competition. This is why Josephine is requesting a loan from Yehu. She wants to have a ready stock of vegetables, flour, basic grains, and other ingredients.

Josephine has good references from her neighbors and is very respectful and hardworking. She has a great desire to succeed and live well with her children.

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
  • 721
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,802,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Josephine to buy vegetables, flour, basic grains, and other ingredients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 2, 2012
Nov 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013