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Esha is a married woman, with two children who are adults. She owns a house that has electricity, but not piped water.

For the past five years, Esha has operated a charcoal-selling business. She faces a major challenge of a high cost of transportation in her place of operation.

With the KES 30,000 loan, Esha wants to purchase sacks of charcoal for her business. She decided to join Yehu Microfinance Trust 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
  • 813
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,872,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Esha to purchase sacks of charcoal for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 19, 2013
Aug 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014