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Rachael is married to Said and they have three children, all of whom attend school. Rachael owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

For the past three years, Rachael has operated a business selling coconuts at retail to local neighbors. The major business challenge she faces is the high cost of transportation. Rachael dreams of expanding her existing business to a wholesale shop in the future.

With the KES 10,000, Rachael wants to purchase sacks of coconuts 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
  • 730
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,743,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Racheal to purchase sacks of coconuts for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2013
May 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013