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Biasha, 28, lives in the town of Msambweni, Kenya with her spouse and two children. A year and a half ago she started her own fast-food business aiming at earning income to support the family. The business is located on a busy street that leads to the market.

She’s asking for her first loan for 20,000 KES to buy more furniture, like benches and tables for her food stall. This loan will help her capitalize and get the business going. Her goal is to increase sales and income to be able to help pay for her children’s schooling and to improve their quality of life.

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
  • 408
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,341,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Biasha to buy more furniture like benches and tables for her food stall.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 2, 2012
Nov 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013