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Kanga is a married woman with six children, all of whom attend school. She lives at her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are household consumables and school fees.

For the past one year, Kanga has operated a clothes selling business, selling from door-to-door to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of high cost of transportation. She dreams of expanding and establishing a boutique business in the future.

With the loan that she is requesting, Kanga wants to purchase bales of clothes for resale. She decided to join Yehu 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
  • 809
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,889,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Kanga to purchase bales of clothes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2013
Oct 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014