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Celestine is a married woman with one child who goes to school. She lives in a rental house that has electricity and piped water.

She has been in business operating a retail shop for the past three years, selling household consumables like wheat flour, maize flour and sugar. She dreams of opening a wholesale shop in the future.

With the loan she is requesting, she wants to purchase stocks of sugar, rice, maize flour and wheat flour. She decided to join Yehu so that she could 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
  • 730
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,743,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Celestine to purchase stocks of sugar, rice, maize flour and wheat flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2013
Oct 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014