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Luvuno is married and has six school-going children. She owns a house with neither electricity nor piped water. For the past nine years she has been selling dried fish and paraffin in a shop; her customers are people from her village.

With the loan of KSH 40,000, Luvuno wants to purchase products for her shop kiosk to enable her to expand her business and educate her children. She decided to join Yehu so that she can access loans and be self-employed.

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
  • 425
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Luvuno to purchase products for her shop kiosk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 8, 2013
Mar 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014