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Beatrice is 30 years of age. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food.
She has been operating a tailoring business, making both men's and women's suits. In addition, she also operates a café business, which earns her more income. She sells at the market to local neighbors and passersby.
With the Kshs 40,000, she wants to purchase cloth materials, thread, and sewing needles. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost 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
  • 900
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,902,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Beatrice to purchase cloth materials, thread, and sewing needles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 25, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014