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Masika
Masika is a widowed woman who has been blessed with six children, one of whom is in school. She lives at her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food.

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

She is requesting a loan to purchase charcoal for resale.She joined Yehu 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.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 671
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $39,776,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $475 helped Masika to purchase charcoal for resale.
83% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 10, 2014
Listed
Jun 14, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible