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Evelyne is a married mother of three children, all of whom attend school. She lives at her own house that has electricity, but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are school fees and transport.

For the past three years, Evelyne has operated her business, selling clothes to her neighbors and to passersby. She faces a major challenge of high cost of transportation. She dreams of expanding and establishing a boutique in the future.

With the loan that she is requesting of 40,000 KES, she wants to purchase four 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
  • 729
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,743,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Evelyne to purchase four bales of clothes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 30, 2013
Nov 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014