Check out other loans that are currently fundraising!
Umazi is a 45-year-old married woman with five children between the ages of 17 and 25 years. Three of her children are in school. She is married to Mwachipuli. Umazi has been operating a food stall for the last 10 years, selling her goods from home. Her side job is farming. Her dream is to expand the business and open a hotel. Umazi joined Yehu to get access to loans. She owns a house that has piped water but no electricity.
With the loan of KES 50,000, she plans to purchase wheat flour, sugar, and maize flour.

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
  • 456
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Umazi to purchase wheat flour, sugar, and maize flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 19, 2012
May 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013