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Scholastica is 36 years old and has five children, all of whom still attend school. She operates a retail shop, selling at the market to her neighbours and passersby. She has been in this business for three years. She provides her customers with excellent service and also helps her family.

Scholastica's goals are to continue working and to become a successful micro-entrepreneur. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy bundles of wheat flour, maize flour, rice, and sugar. Scholastica is grateful for the assistance, which will allow her to grow in her enterprise and quickly accomplish the goals she has set for herself as an entrepreneur.

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
  • 574
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,768,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Scholastica to buy bundles of wheat flour, maize flour, rice, and sugar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 16, 2012
Jun 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013