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Zosi
Zosi is a married woman with five children, four of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

For the past four years, she has operated a shop kiosk business, selling to her neighbors and passersby. She mentioned seasonality and theft as her major challenge. She dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.

With the loan, she wants to purchase sweets, biscuits, bread, milk, rice, beans, and cooking oil for resale. 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
  • 993
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $40,863,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 88.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $250 helped Zosi to purchase sweets, biscuits, bread, milk, rice, beans, and cooking oil for resale.
91% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 10, 2014
Listed
Jun 21, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible