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Mejumaa is a married woman with five children all under her care. They own a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

Mejumaa wants to start a vegetable and fruit selling business. Her major goal is to become a leading fruit vending business in the area to raise her profits.

For that reason, with the KES 40,000, she wants to purchase green vegetables and sacks of fruit such as oranges, mangoes, watermelons, and pawpaw. She decided to join 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
  • 782
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,695,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Mejumaa to purchase green vegetables and sacks of fruit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 12, 2014
Jun 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015