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Dorcus is a married woman who has three children, all of whom go to school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are school fees and food for the family.

For the past two years, she has operated a poultry-selling business. She sells to her neighbours and passersby. Her major challenge is the high cost of transportation to her place of operation.

With the KES 20,000 loan, she wants to purchase chicks and poultry feed for her business. She decided to join Yehu to access loans, to boost her business and improve her living standard.

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
  • 719
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Dorcus to purchase chicks and poultry feed for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 12, 2013
Dec 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 25, 2014