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Jane has three children, two of whom are enrolled in school. She lives in her own house without electricity or piped water.

She has been working selling food in a shop for the last three years. She sells her goods mostly to the local residents.

Jane describes the high cost of transport to be her major challenge.

Food is Jane's greatest monthly expense and she plans to use the loan of 20,000 Kenyan shillings to purchase wheat flour, sugar, and cooking fat.

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
  • 378
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,260,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Jane to purchase wheat flour, sugar, and cooking fat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 30, 2012
May 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013