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Amina is a married and has six children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has electricity and piped-in water, and her greatest monthly expense is food for her family. For the past 20 years, she has run a business in her home where she sells snacks to neighbors and passersby. She also owns rental houses which contribute to her income. Amina dreams of expanding her business and owning more houses in the future. She is applying for a loan for Kshs 100,000 to renovate her houses by buying cement, sand and paint. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.

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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
  • 534
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 89.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Amina to renovate her rental houses by buying cement, sand and paints.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 30, 2011
Jun 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2012