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Mary is 45 years old. She is a strong and hardworking person whom her family can count on for everything they need to have a stable and happy life. She lives with her husband and four grown children.

Mary runs her own business: food vending and selling at the market. Mary is asking for a loan to buy a large amount of basic ingredients such as wheat flour, beans and raw potatoes so that she can increase her production and thereby increase her sales.

She also has a vegetable stall that is located at her home. Both businesses have produced commendable results.

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
  • 365
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,273,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mary to buy basic ingredients such as wheat flour and beans, as well as other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2012
Oct 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013