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Sylviah is the mother of three children, all enrolled in school. She is married to a teacher who supports her working to provide another source of income. Sylviah lives in a rental house that has both electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food and rent.

For the last 8 years, Sylviah has been operating a retail charcoal sales business. She dreams of hiring some employees in the future to assist her in the day-to-day operation of her business. Sylviah plans to use this KES 30,000 loan to purchase sacks of charcoal.

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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
  • 363
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,212,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Sylviah to purchase sacks of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2012
May 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013