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Ega is a married woman and has been blessed with five children. She lives at her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees for her children.

Ega operates a meat goat-selling business, selling from home to neighbours and passersby, her potential customers. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business.

With the KES 50,000 loan that she is requesting, she wants to purchase seven goats for resale to her customers. In this way, she can get more profit to help her boost the living standards of 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
  • 720
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,755,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Ega to purchase 7 goats for resale to her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 30, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014