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Hassan is a married woman who has four children. She lives in her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food for the family and fees for her school-going children.

For the past two years, Hassan has operated a cereals shop business, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. Hassan dreams of establishing a wholesale cereals shop business in the future.

Hassan wants to use this KES 50,000 loan to purchase stock of wheat, maize, beans and rice for sale. 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
  • 714
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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 Hassan to purchase stock of wheat, maize, beans and rice for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 13, 2014
Jun 16, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015