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Mary is forty-nine years old and lives with her grown up son. She owns a rental house, which is her only source of income and sustenance. Recently, the roof of her rental house was damaged. With the rainy season approaching, Mary needs to have her roof repaired to ensure the comfort and safety of her tenants. Mary needs to buy materials but does not have enough money, so she is requesting a loan from Yehu to buy new iron sheets and lumber. Mary has good credit references and is very responsible. She is sure she will succeed in repaying her loan and grant her son the economic security he deserves.

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
  • 541
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Mary to buy new iron sheets and lumber to repair her roof.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 14, 2012
Oct 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013