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Scolastica is 31 years old and has been married for 15 years. She has three school aged children who attend school. Twelve years ago she started a charcoal store in her home.

At the moment, the whole family works in the store. It’s located in the most important part of the Samburu. The business is growing, thanks to Scolasica’s and her husband’s hard work. Her goal is to be able to continue growing her business and being the center of shopping in town.

She is asking for this loan to buy sacks of charcoal for resale.

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
  • 385
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,225,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Scolastica to buy sacks of charcoal for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 14, 2013
Mar 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014