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Agnes is a married woman. She has six children, and four of them are enrolled in school. Her husband is employed. Agnes operates a grocery business and sells her goods at the market. She's worked in this business for two years. Her primary customers are from the community around her.

Agnes' other sources of income include farming and her husband's earnings. She describes her greatest business challenge to be price fluctuations, and her highest monthly expense is school fees. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Agnes will use the 20,000 Kenyan shillings (KES) loan to purchase sacks of tomatoes, potatoes and onions for her grocery business. Agnes aspires to expand the business in the future. She joined Yehu because of the flexibility of the repayment period.

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
  • 366
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,273,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 81.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Agnes to purchase sacks of tomatoes, potatoes and onions for her grocery business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 16, 2012
Mar 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013