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Hannah is a widow with four children, all of whom graduated from school. They live in a rental house that has electricity but no piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is house rent. Hannah has operated a tailoring shop business for the past five years, selling to the local residents. In addition she also operated a second hand clothing business which contributes to her other source of income.

With the Kshs 50,000 she is requesting she wants to purchase materials and start a charcoal selling business. She decided to join Yehu because of loan efficiency.

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
  • 473
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Hannah to purchase cloth materials and start a charcoal selling business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 4, 2011
Mar 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2012