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Judith is a married woman with five children, four attend school while one graduated from school. She owns a house that has piped water but not electricity. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

She has operated a fresh water selling business for over one year and sells from home to her neighbours. Judith faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. During the hot summer season, the supply of water becomes low compared to the high demand at the market. She hopes to open a poultry business in the future.

With the Kshs 25,000, she wants to start a poultry business and purchase a brood of chicken. She decided to join Yehu to access loans and expand 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
  • 408
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,225,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Judith to purchase a chickens to start poultry business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 5, 2010
Nov 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011