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Nandzugu is a married woman who is 30 years old. She lives in a rental house that neither has electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
Nandzugu has operated a business selling firewood and charcoal to her neighbors and restaurant operators to use in cooking.
She cites the high cost of transportation as her major challenge in the business.
With the KES 30,000 she wants to purchase additional bundles of firewood and charcoal. 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
  • 726
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,726,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Nandzugu to purchase additional bundles of firewood and charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 25, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014