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Esther, age 31, is a married mother. She lives with her husband and their two children in the neighborhood of Voi. Four years ago she decided to use some little amount to install piped water in her compound. In addition, later, she opened a tailoring business using her savings from this water distribution business.

She is requesting a loan for 50,000 KES to buy fabrics, zippers, laces, etc; and also repair broken pipes. Her dream is that her business grows, that she has a variety of services, and that she is able to get her family ahead with the help of the loans.

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
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Esther to buy fabrics, zippers, laces, etc; and also repair broken pipes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 27, 2012
Jan 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014