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Nyevu is a married woman with three children. Two children attend school while one is still too young for school. Nyevu's greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

For the past three years, she has operated a retail clothes selling business, selling to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge with the high cost of transportation in her business. She dreams of expanding her business in the future.

With the 35,000 KES, she wants to purchase 60 sacks of charcoal and 20 pairs of Khangas for sale. 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
  • 417
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 90.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Nyevu to purchase 60 sacks of charcoal and 20 pairs of Khangas for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012