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Tumaini, age 25, is a married lady with no children yet. Her husband is a teacher. They live in a rental house but she says that they have plans to own a house in future.

She established her own source of income last year with the help of her husband. She manages a motorcycle. She has hired a gentleman to operate it. Tumaini is happy since it has been a profitable project.

The loan she is currently requesting is her first loan, and it is for 10,000 KES. With this loan she wants to service her motorcycle to increase its efficiency. In addition to this business, she sells khangas (traditional African print cloth), which she operates fully by herself.

She hopes to repay her loan in due time so as to request more loans. Her dream is to save funds for the anticipated children's education.

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
  • 372
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,299,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Tumaini to service her motorcycle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 10, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013