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Megeorge is a married woman with three children. She lives in her own house that has electricity and no piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food for the family.

For the past three years, she has operated a food kiosk business, selling food stuff of maize flour, and cooking fat to her neighbors and passersby. She mentioned the high cost of seasonality as her major challenge and she dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.

With the Kshs 25,000, she wants to purchase maize flour, rice, beans, sugar, and cooking oil. 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
  • 767
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,695,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Megeorge to purchase maize flour, rice, beans, sugar, and cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2013
Jun 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014