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Kabibi is a widowed woman who has been blessed with seven children. She lives in her own house that has neither electricity, nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food.

Kabibi has operated a charcoal-selling business, selling from home to her neighbors and villagers. Her greatest monthly challenge is the high cost of transportation.

She is requesting a loan to purchase charcoal to sell. She joined Yehu Microfinance Trust to get financial support.

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
  • 895
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,902,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $425 helped Kabibi to purchase charcoal to sell.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 29, 2014
May 8, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015