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Mejumaa is a married woman with five children who attend school. Her husband is a businessman who contributes to the provision of family basic needs. She owns a house with piped water but no electricity. Her greatest monthly expenses are food for her family and school fees for her children.

Mejumaa has operated a cereals and fruit-selling business for the past two years; her potential clients are the local area villagers. She faces a major challenge of seasonality. She dreams of establishing a retail shop in the future.

With the Kshs 50,000 she wants to purchase more stock of cereals and fruit for resale. She decided to join Yehu because they offer quality financial services.

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
  • $49,806,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Mejumaa to purchase more stock of cereals and fruit for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2012
Jan 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012