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Magdaline is a widow with four children, all of whom attend school and are under her care. For over four years, she has operated a business selling clothes from her home and she also sells groceries to earn additional income. Magdaline's customers are her neighbors and passersby. She owns a house without electricity or running water and her major business challenge is seasonality. Magdaline decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.

Magdaline is requesting a loan to purchase a bale of clothes and a sack of green vegetables including tomatoes and onions.

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
  • 478
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Magdaline to purchase a bale of clothes and a sack of green vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2013
Apr 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014