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Saumu is a widowed woman with two children, neither of whom is in school. She operates a meat goat business, which she has been running for one year now, selling at the market. She intends to purchase goats using the requested loan. Saumu owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her dream is to open a retail shop in the future. She joined Yehu to get loans to boost her business. The loan of 25,000 KES will enable her to purchase more goats.

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
  • 472
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Saumu to purchase more goats.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 8, 2012
Jun 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012