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Atse
Atse is a widow and has children, all of whom are adults. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food.

For the past three years, she has operated an open-air food business, cooking French fries and selling them to her neighbors. She faces a major challenge of seasonality, especially during the rainy season when it becomes difficult to operate her business. She dreams of establishing a café as her business.

With the loan that she is requesting she wants to purchase a stock of potatoes and cooking fat. 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
  • 827
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,938,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Atse to purchase a stock of potatoes and cooking fat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 8, 2013
Listed
May 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014