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Mesaidi is a married woman. She has six kids and she lives at a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

For years, she has operated a milk-selling business, selling from home to her restaurant operators and neighbours. In addition she sells water and fish. She dreams of buying a land and expanding her farming in the future.

With the Kshs. 40,000 she wants to purchase packets of milk 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
  • 841
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,925,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Mesaidi to purchase packets of milk for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2013
Nov 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014