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Racheal lives in the coastal region of Kenya with her family: her husband and their ten children. She lives in her own house that has neither piped water nor electricity.

She sells timber to passersby and neighbors.She has been in this business for the last five years. She cites seasonality and transportation costs as her major challenges.

Racheal is requesting a loan to purchase more timber for resale. She expects to do this without any difficulties and to continue working without any problems.

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
  • 600
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,761,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Racheal to purchase more timber for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 30, 2013
Oct 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 19, 2014