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Judith is a married woman. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is household items.

She has operated an open-air food selling business, selling from home to local residents. She faces a major challenge of seasonality, especially during the rainy season when it becomes hard for her to operate her business. Her goal is to establish a restaurant business in the future.

With the 20,000 Kenyan shillings, she wants to purchase cooking utensils, rice and wheat flour for her business. She decided to join Yehu because it supports small businesses.

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
  • 848
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    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 $250 helped Judith to purchase cooking utensils, rice and wheat flour for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 3, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014