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Elizabeth
Elizabeth is a married woman with 2 children, both of whom attend school. She owns a house that has electricity but no piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food for the family and school fees for the children.

For the past 8 years she has operated a charcoal selling business. She sells from home to her neighbors and passersby. Her major challenge in the business is the high cost of transportation. With the loan she is requesting she wants to purchase 3 bags of charcoal 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
  • 844
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,925,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Elizabeth to purchase 3 bags of charcoal for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 5, 2013
Listed
Jun 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014