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Blandina is a widowed woman who has been blessed with two school going children. She lives in her own house that has no electricity, but has piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

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

She is requesting for a loan to purchase charcoal and chicks for her business. 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.


About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 711
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Blandina to purchase charcoal and chicks for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 3, 2014
Jun 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2015