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Priscilla is a woman with one child who is enrolled in school. Priscilla owns a house that has both electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

For the last two years, she has been operating a wood workshop. Her primary customers include the general public. She says that high transport costs are her major challenge.

She intends to use the loan of KES 30,000 to buy timbers. She joined Yehu to get access to funds for 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
  • 409
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,231,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Priscilla to buy timbers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2012
May 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013