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Rodah is a married woman with two children, one attends school while the other one is still young for school. She lives in a rented house that has electricity but no piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

For the past six years, she has operated a cereal selling business, supplying retail to schools and retail shop operators. She faces a major challenge of the high cost of transportation in her business. Rodah dreams of establishing a cereals shop in the future.

With the loan of Kshs 60,000 she wants to purchase eight sacks of beans to resell. She decided to join Kiva partner Yehu in order 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
  • 370
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,299,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 102.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Rodah to purchase eight sacks of beans to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 9, 2011
Sep 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012