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A desire for self-improvement is one of the most important goals for this woman who lives with her family in their own house in the town of Msambweni. She sells fish in a very strategic sales point at the market. She goes to the fishermen every morning to get her stock. She is a very hard-working, dedicated person with many goals to be met.

She is working hard to have a more prosperous future and is happy with her business, but knows she must expand to earn more. Lately, she has noticed an increase in demand and wants to make a larger investment to buy more merchandise. Therefore she is requesting a loan to buy more stock of fish, a frying pan, and a freezer. She is satisfied with this support, knowing that she is going to pay back the loan on time. She is also confident she will be able to provide her household with the lifestyle the family deserves.

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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
  • 1034
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,167,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Tunu to buy more stock of fish, a frying pan, and a freezer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2012
Nov 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013