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Agnes
Agnes is a married woman with six children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past five years, she has operated a firewood and charcoal selling business. She sells from home to her neighbors and passers-by. Her major challenge in the business is the high cost of transportation.
With this requested loan she wants to diversify into transport and purchase a motorcycle for the business. 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
  • 966
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $40,867,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Agnes to purchase a motorcycle for the business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 1, 2013
Listed
Apr 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014