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Monica
Monica is a single woman who has four children. She lives in a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food, school fees and rental bills.

Monica operates a charcoal-selling business, selling from her home to her neighbors and villagers. Her greatest monthly challenge is the high cost of transportation. With the KES 50,000, she wants to purchase charcoal for resale. She dreams of expanding to a wholesale shop in the future.

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
  • 924
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,872,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Monica to purchase charcoal for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 17, 2013
Listed
May 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014