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Rose, 33, is a married mother of five children. She lives with her family in a community in Msambweni, Kenya. She has worked in agriculture, growing a variety of crops such as corn and cassava, among others, for two years. She states that she decided to go into this activity because she needed to generate income to support her children.

Aiming at providing proper maintenance to her farm, she’s requested a 20,000 KES loan to buy fertilizer to nourish the crop and also farming equipment. She hopes to improve her farm’s productivity and to attain a stable source of income for her family’s benefit.

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
  • 855
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,924,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Rose to buy fertilizer to nourish the crop and also farming equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 16, 2013
Jan 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013