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Kanze is a married woman with 6 children. Her husband works as a driver. She operates a grain business and sells her goods at the market. She's worked in this business for 16 years, and her primary customers are neighbors and passersby. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. She describes her greatest business challenge to be transportation and her largest monthly expense is food.

Kanze will use the Kes 60,000 loan to build a shade for her stand. She aspires to own a wholesale business in the future. She joined Yehu to access working capital.

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
  • 383
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,260,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 102.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Kanze to build a shade for her stand.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 14, 2011
Oct 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012