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Nazugu is a married woman with three children, one of whom attends school; the rest have graduated. She lives in Samburu, Kenya in her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Nazugu has operated a small kiosk in her house. For the past seven years, she has also been farming vegetables, which earns her another source of income.

Nazugu wants to enlarge her kiosk, and have a functioning fast food counter, so that she can continue providing for her children.

She is requesting this loan to buy rice, flour, sugar, tea leaves, and other goods to sell in her kiosk.

She and her family appreciate the assistance that they're receiving.

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
  • 545
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Nazugu to buy rice, flour, sugar, tea leaves, and other goods to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 23, 2012
Sep 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013