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Beatrice

Update on Beatrice

This is Beatrice. She previously accessed a loan that she used in her poultry business. Her earnings were a big help for her personal, household, and business expenditures.

She is requesting a loan to purchase chicks and poultry feed for her business. She appreciates Kiva for their financial support..

She looks forward to this financial increase with happiness and thankfulness in her heart

Previous Loan Details

Beatrice is taking out another Kiva loan in order to expand her existing business. She says that the previous loan helped her to improve her business significantly as it enabled her to renovate her chicken house. She was also able to buy more chicks, which she says have now grown big enough for s... More from Beatrice's previous loan »

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 615
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $40,262,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 88.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $575 helped Beatrice to purchase chicks and poultry feed for her business.
87% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 26, 2014
Listed
Jun 20, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible