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A 28-year-old young lady, Ms. Chinyavu is married to a businessman and the mother of a 7-year-old son. She works selling fruits and vegetables in a small stall located opposite her house. She has been doing this since last year. At times, she also sells green maize. She is on her second loan from Yehu and the first with Kiva. She is seeking this loan to buy more fruits and vegetables for resale. She would like to increase her stock in order to satisfy her numerous customers. Her hope for the future is to have her own shop and to provide for her family.

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
  • 371
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,299,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Chinyavu to buy more fruits and vegetables for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 3, 2012
Aug 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013