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Bibi is a married woman with four children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that neither has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family. For the past year, Bibi has operated a business making tea for sale, selling at the school site to school teachers and school children. She dreams of establishing a restaurant in the future. With the Kshs 20,000 she wants to purchase two goats, tea leaves, and sugar for making tea 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
  • 605
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,786,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 93.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Bibi to purchase two goats, tea leaves, and sugar for making tea for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 4, 2011
Aug 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2012