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Chinyavu is a 35-year-old person from Samburu, Kenya. She lives in her own house with her children, aged 17, 15 and 13. All her children are in school; therefore, her monthly major expenditure is school fees.

She owns a charcoal stall, a business she has been doing for more than three years. She has requested a loan amounting to 50,000 Kenyan shillings to buy sacks of charcoal. 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
  • 572
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,806,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Chinyavu to buy sacks of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2013
Mar 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014