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Bahati is a woman who is married to a businessman and has two children, both enrolled in school. For the past 20 years, she has been selling fish at the market, and she describes seasonality as her challenge. Other sources of income include the earnings of her husband. Bahati's goal is to open a shop in the future and she decided to join Yehu to get financial facilities. With the Ksh 30,000, she intends to buy more fish for sale. Bahati owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

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
  • 415
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Bahati to buy more fish for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 13, 2012
May 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013