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Chumbani is 24 years of age and lives with her husband, who is employed in a private company, and with their son, who is in school. She is a very responsible, hard-working and kind woman who has her own business, selling cashew nuts at the market.

Chumbani's business is in the municipal market, a location that has its advantages, due to the volume of people who visit the locale daily.She gets her merchandise from farmers in the rural areas and she admits that her job requires a lot of sacrifice since she has to walk through their farms.

Wishing to boost earnings, Chumbani is soliciting a loan from Yehu so she can purchase five sacks of cashew nuts and provide for their transport.

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
  • 489
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Chumbani to purchase five sacks of cashew nuts and provide for their transport.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 15, 2013
Jan 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014