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Ega is a married woman with five kids, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family and school fees.

Ega operates a goat meat selling business. She sells at the market to town dwellers and neighbors. She faces a challenge of the high cost of transportation to her place of operation. She dreams of expanding and establishing a butchery business in the future.

With the 30,000 Kenyan shillings, she wants to pay school fees and buy goats 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
  • 728
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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 $350 helped Ega to pay school fees and buy goats for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 21, 2014
Aug 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2015