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Anastasia is a 55-year-old widow with 3 children, all of whom are working. She owns a house with neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for herself.

Anastasia has operated a cereals business for the past 4 years; her potential clients are her neighbors. She faces a major challenge of lacking a sufficient number of customers. She dreams of establishing a retail shop.

With the requested loan of KES 15,000, she wants to purchase more stocks of maize and cow peas for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access funds to expand 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
  • 425
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Anastasia to purchase more stocks of maize and cow peas for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 21, 2011
Jan 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012