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Joyce is 35 years old. She describes herself as happy, hard-working and responsible with her children. She lives with her husband and their four children in the town of Samburu located in the province of Coast.

Joyce has a grocery store which is located in her home. It is the main store in her area. For this reason, she constantly needs to supply her store with products. This is her first loan with Yehu. The loan will be invested in the purchase of wholesale groceries like rice, sugar, salt and potatoes as well as canned goods, soft drinks and other things that will allow her customers to have more variety. By doing this, she will be able to obtain good earnings and improve her quality of life.

Joyce dreams that they will continue to support her with loans so that she can continue to move forward and improve her 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
  • 480
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Joyce to purchase rice, sugar, salt and potatoes as well as canned goods, soft drinks and other things for her grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 21, 2012
Dec 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013