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Luciana
Luciana is a married woman with four children, all of whom attend school. She lives at her own house which has neither electricity nor piped water. Her largest monthly expense is food for her family.

For the past five years, she has operated a food stall business, selling from her home to her neighbors and passersby. Her potential customers are neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. Luciana dreams of establishing a restaurant business in the future.

With her requested loan of 20,000 KES, she wants to purchase stocks of wheat flour, maize flour, and beans. 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
  • 956
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $41,080,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Luciana to purchase stocks of wheat flour, maize flour, and beans to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 16, 2013
Listed
Apr 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014