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Riziki is a married woman with five children who are adults. She owns a house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food.

Riziki operates a food making business, making staples like rice, beans, dumplings and chapati (flat bread) for sale to passersby and neighbors.

With the 25,000 Kenyan shillings, she wants to purchase food items, wheat flour, cooking oil, sugar and beans. She dreams of expanding her business to earn more income and establish a restaurant in the near future.

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
  • 610
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,775,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Riziki to purchase food items, wheat flour, cooking oil, sugar and beans.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 9, 2013
Oct 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014