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Zainabu is married and has five children who go to school. She owns a house with neither electricity nor piped water, and her greatest expense is food.

Zainabu has a food stall, and she wants to expand her business to have a better range of customers and satisfy their needs. That is why she is asking for a loan of KES 30,000 to buy beans, vegetable oil, wheat flour, and rice to give a variety of products to her customers.

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
  • 365
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,273,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Zainabu to buy beans, vegetable oil, wheat flour, and rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2013
Mar 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013