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Agness is single and has three children, all of whom attend school and are under her care. She rents a house that has electricity but no piped water.

For over three years, she has operated a clothes selling business, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby and even at the market. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business and also competition from fellow sellers.

With the loan that she is requesting, Agness wants to purchase three bales of clothes 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
  • 701
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Agness to purchase three bales of clothes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 10, 2013
Jul 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014