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Janet is married and has twelve children, four of which attend school. She has been selling fish for the past four years. She started a café where she sells all types of fish. Janet is a hardworking and enterprising woman. She creatively prepares all types of fish dishes. She is asking for this loan in order to buy fish and the other ingredients she needs for her dishes.

Janet dreams that her children will be professionals. She doesn’t want them to follow in her footsteps, as she has had to make many sacrifices in life. She wakes up very early in order to work in her café. Her work doesn’t stop on weekends or holidays. This is how she makes sacrifices so that her children do not have to work this way.

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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
  • 754
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,816,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Janet to buy fish and the other ingredients she needs for her dishes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2013
Feb 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014