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Luvuno is a married woman with six children, all of whom attend school. She lives at a rental house that neither has electricity, nor piped water.

For the past 10 years, Luvuno has operated a tailoring business, making dresses for sale in a shop to her neighbours and passersby. She faces a major challenge of low demand of clothing during rainy season. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.

With the KES15,000 she wants to purchase bundles of fabrics for her dressmaking business. 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
  • 408
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,225,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 88.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Luvuno to purchase bundles of cloth material for dress making business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 17, 2011
Jul 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012