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Agnes is a married woman with seven children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

For the past years, she has operated a soft drink-selling business, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby. She faces the challenges of seasonality and the high cost of transporting raw materials.

With the KES 50,000 loan, she wants to purchase sacks of coconuts, fruits, mangoes, and passion fruits. She decided to join Yehu Microfinance Trust 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
  • 679
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,780,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Agnes to purchase sacks of coconuts, fruits, mangoes, and passion fruits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 19, 2013
May 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014