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Jesca is a 38-year-old married woman with one child. She lives in Kisauni, Kenya with her husband and their child who is 16 years old and goes to Bamburi High school. They live in a rental house with both water and electricity. She owns and operates a grocery where she sells onions, bananas, watermelon, potatoes, kale, cabbage and oranges. She has been running this business for three years.

She has requested a loan of KSH 20,000 to buy sacks of onions and potatoes. She is grateful for the opportunity.

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
  • 1022
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,108,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Jesca to buy sacks of onions and potatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2013
Feb 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014