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Mary
Mary is a married woman with four children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.

For the past year, she has operated a food kiosk business; selling the household consumables of wheat flour, maize flour and sugar. She sells at the market to her local neighbours.

Mary faces a major challenge of high transportation costs in her place of operation.

With the Kshs 10,000, she wants to purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour, rice, sugar and tea leaves.

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
  • 853
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,925,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Mary to purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour, rice, sugar and tea leaves.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 2, 2013
Listed
Apr 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014