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Caroline is a mother of three children. One attends school while two are working. She owns a house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are school fees and electricity bills.

For the past three years, she has operated a farming business, selling farm produce of green vegetables to her neighbours and passersby. In addition, she also operates a grocery shop, which contributes another source of income. She dreams of expanding her business to hire more employees in the future.

Caroline is requesting KES 20,000 to purchase manure and seedlings and to pay her employees. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost 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
  • 367
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,186,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Caroline to purchase manure and seedlings and to pay her employees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 11, 2012
Jun 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012