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Linet is the married mother of one child attending school. She owns a house that has electricity, but no piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.

For the past four years, she has operated a business selling clothing; she sells at the market to her neighbors and passersby. Her major challenge is stiff competition. She dreams of expanding, and establishing a boutique business in the future.

She is requesting a loan of KES 20,000; she wants to purchase bales of clothing to sell.

She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business and support her family.

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
  • 755
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,816,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Linet to purchase bales of clothing to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 31, 2013
Jun 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014