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Kufuna is a businesswoman who is very hardworking. She lives in her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Kufuna has operated a charcoal selling business for the past two years; her potential clients are neighbours and passersby. She dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.

With the Kshs 50,000, she wants to purchase 20 sacks of charcoal to sell. She decided to join Yehu to access financial support to improve 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
  • 783
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,695,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Kufuna to purchase twenty sacks of charcoal to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 28, 2013
Sep 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2014