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Chizi is a married woman with eight children, three of whom still attend school while the others have completed their education. Her husband is a farmer who contributes to the provision of family basic needs. Chizi owns a house with neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for her family.

Chizi has operated a meat goat selling business for the past five years; her potential clients are the people at the slaughter. She faces a major challenge of livestock disease which sometimes leads to death. She dreams of expanding her business.

With the Kshs 35,000, she wants to purchase more goats for resale. She decided to join Yehu because of its fair terms and conditions.

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
  • 572
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,768,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 92.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Chizi to purchase more goats for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 17, 2011
Nov 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012