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Cecilia is a single mother of two children, ages 9 and 15 years. They live at their own house, which has electricity but not piped water.

Cecilia sells beverages of all types, such as beer, soda, wine, and other products. She has a store in her home, which is next to town. Cecilia is well-known in her neighborhood for providing good service and her friendliness. She says that her store generates a good income, especially on the weekends when most of her customers visit. For this reason, she wants to continue investing in her business.

The loan she requested will be used to buy beverages, such as beer, whiskey, and others, so that she can restock her business and satisfy the demands of her customers.

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
  • 844
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,925,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Cecilia to buy beverages, such as beer, whiskey, soda, and others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2013
Apr 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 27, 2014