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Herrine is a married woman with five school-going children. Her husband who is employed also contributes to the provision of family basic needs. She lives in a rental house with electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees for her children.

Herrine has operated a retail shop for the past seven years; her potential clients are the local area residents. She faces a major challenge of theft. She dreams of expanding her shop to a wholesale shop.

With this loan of 80,000 Kenya shillings (KES), she wants to purchase cooking fat, wheat flour, and sugar for her shop. She decided to join Yehu to access financial facilities.

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
  • 830
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $46,969,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 92.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Herrine to purchase cooking fat, wheat flour, and sugar for her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 21, 2011
Nov 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012