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Mariam is a hardworking woman who is trying her best to make life possible. She owns a house with neither electricity nor piped water.

Mariam is asking for a loan of KES 40,000 to enable her to boost the status of her business. She wants to buy milk, flour, sugar, rice, and salt for sale, and she will use other cash to purchase paints to renovate her kiosk and go on with her business.

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
  • 1018
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,117,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Mariam to buy milk, flour, sugar, rice, and salt for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2013
Apr 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014