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Kangombe is a married woman with nine children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity, nor piped water.

For the past three years, she has operated a fish-selling business. Kangombe faces a major challenge of high transportation costs in her business. She dreams of opening more businesses in the future. With the KES 40,000 loan, she wants to purchase sacks of fish and cooking oil. 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
  • 382
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,260,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Kangombe to purchase sacks of fish and cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 1, 2011
Apr 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2012