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Norah
Norah is a married woman and she has four children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

She has operated a charcoal selling business, selling from home to her neighbours and passersby. She faces stiff competition from other charcoal operators in her business.

With the 40,000 KES, she wants to purchase bags of charcoal for resale. 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
  • 945
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,867,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Norah to purchase bags of charcoal for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 16, 2013
Listed
Apr 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014