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Elinah
Elinah is married to Kadii and has one child who attends school. She is a seamstress who, over time and after getting experience, opened her own workshop. She began with a single sewing machine and now has four. Her husband is a press reporter, and between them, they have provided everything for their child.

In the future, her goal is to expand her workshop, buy more machines, and provide jobs for others. She is applying for this loan so that she can buy fabric and thread to keep working and meeting her customers' needs.

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
  • 953
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $41,080,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Elinah to buy fabric and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 25, 2013
Listed
May 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014