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Millicent is a mother of three children, all adults. She lives in a rental house that has electricity but no piped water. She has been selling firewood and charcoal to hotel operators for the last six years. Millicent dreams of opening a cereal shop in the future. She describes food to be her greatest monthly expense, and high transportation costs to be her major challenge.
With the loan of Ksh 20,000, she intends to purchase firewood and sacks of charcoal to sell.

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
  • $50,186,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Millicent to purchase firewood and sacks of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 18, 2012
May 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013