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Barka, 25 years of age, is a young and responsible wife who is not yet blessed with a child. She has her own business that provides necessary help to her husband, so together they can support their household. Barka provides M-pesa services, a mobile money transfer platform.

She needs to improve her business. For this reason, Barka is requesting a loan from Yehu in order to add floats of both deposits and withdrawals in her business. This will allow her to provide service to more customers and thus, receive a higher income.

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
  • 831
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,938,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Barka to add floats of both deposits and withdrawals in her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014