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Umazi
Umazi is a married woman with six children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has electricity but not piped water.

She operates a coconut selling business, selling at the market to her neighbors and town dwellers. She faces a major challenge in the high cost of obtaining a license for the business and also transportation costs. She dreams of expanding her business to wholesale in the future.

With the KES 30,000 she wants to purchase 30 bags of coconuts for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans and invest in 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
  • 807
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,362,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Umazi to purchase 30 bags of coconuts for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 8, 2013
Listed
May 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014