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Asha is a 69-year-old hardworking woman with a great desire to get ahead. She is a widow who lives alone since all her children passed away. Despite all these adversities and her old age, Asha is determined to seek opportunities to sustain her. For the last two years, she has been selling fish at the market earning only her daily bread.

However, it has shown some good results. As a result, she wishes to increase her business further by selling more fish. Asha is asking for a loan of 20,000 KES to buy more fish, cooking oil, and a frying pan for her developing business. She awaits your support.

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
  • 841
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,022,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Asha to buy more fish, cooking oil, and a frying pan.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2012
Nov 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013