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Pauline is a married woman with three children who go to school. Her husband who is employed also contributes to providing for the family's basic needs. She has a house which has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for her family.

She has operated a poultry sales business for the past three years. Her potential clients are the local area residents. She faces a major challenge with transportion since the market is far away. She dreams of selling her poultry wholesale.

With the Kshs 40,000, she wants to purchase chicks, chicken feed, and medication for the chicks. She decided to join Yehu to get capital for 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
  • 836
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,022,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 99.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Pauline to purchase chicks, chicken feed, and medication for the chicks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2011
Oct 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012