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Rahel is a married woman with six children, all of whom attend school. Rahel owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.

Rahel operates a vegetable stall business, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a challenge of stiff competition from other vegetable operators in her business.

With the Kshs 40,000 she wants to purchase sacks of tomatoes, potatoes, fruits and green vegetables 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
  • 945
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,867,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Rahel to purchase sacks of tomatoes, potatoes, fruits, and green vegetables for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 19, 2013
May 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014