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Edith is widow with six children. To make a living, Edith owns and operates a medical clinic and also raises poultry for sale. Lydia has been engaged in her business for over 15 years.

Edith joined Kiva partner, Yehu microfinance, to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Edith is requesting a new loan of 40,000 which will be used to purchase medication and manure. She plans to use the additional revenue generated to financially support immediate members of her family.

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
  • 370
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,225,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Edith to purchase medication for her medical clinic.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2011
Mar 10, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2012