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Caren is married woman with four children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has electricity and piped water.

Caren has operated a retail selling business for the past eighteen years, selling from home to her neighbors and passerby. She faces a major challenge of theft in her business.

With this loan, she wants to purchase sacks of rice, wheat flour and sugar for resale. She dreams of expanding her business to earn more income in the future.

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
  • 393
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,248,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Caren to purchase sacks of rice, wheat flour and sugar for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 3, 2013
Apr 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014