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Masika is a 43-year-old woman with three children living in Kisauni, Kenya. She owns and operates a retail shop along with farming as an additional source of income. She lives in her own house with electric power and tapped water.

She has requested a loan of KSH 10,000 and intends to use the loan to buy sacks of maize flour, sugar, salt and bathing soap to sell. She is grateful for the opportunity.

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
  • 549
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Masika to buy maize flour, sugar, salt and bathing soap to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2013
Feb 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014