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Nzembi is a married woman with five children, three of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

For the past year, Nzembi has operated a business selling cows at the market to her neighbors and passersby. Her major business challenge is seasonality. She dreams of expanding her business in the future.

Nzembi decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business. With a loan of 10,000 Kenyan shillings (KES), she plans to purchase a cow for sale.

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
  • 479
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 90.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Nzembi to purchase a cow for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2011
Jun 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012