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Update on Eunice

Eunice makes a living selling charcoal. Thanks to her previous Kiva loan, she has been able to continue with her business. She is a very hardworking woman who is dedicated to her business and to supporting her family. Her husband also helps out with household expenses as he is able.

Thanks to her previous loan, Eunice has expanded and improved her overall business, as well as the quality of her products. She plans to use the support from this loan to purchase 20 sacks of charcoal for resale. She is very grateful for this opportunity.

Previous Loan Details

Eunice, 26, is married with four children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family. For the past two years, she has operated a firewood selling business, selling from door to door and from hom... More from Eunice's previous loan »

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

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 Eunice to purchase 20 sacks of charcoal for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 25, 2013
May 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Eunice. It was first posted on Kiva on Nov, 2011. Learn More