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Asha is a married woman and has eight children. She lives at a rental house that has electricity, but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

For the past four years, she has operated an open-air food stall business. Her potential customers are market dwellers and neighbors.

With the KES 40,000, she wants to purchase sacks of beans, cooking oil, wheat flour and rice. 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
  • 830
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,938,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Asha to purchase sacks of beans, cooking oil, wheat flour and rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2014
Apr 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015