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Virginia lives in Kisauni. She is married and has three children. She is the owner of a well-stocked general store which she has had for over two years. It is worth noting that she works with her whole family and it is going very well. Her husband is a driver and he contributes to the family's basic needs. Thanks to this business and the work of the entire family they have been able to grow considerably. They want to be able to expand their shop until they have a large supermarket where they might offer a greater variety and comfort to their customers.

Virginia is seeking this loan for the purchase of drinks, bakery items, vegetables, fruits, meat and other products in order to keep providing a good variety to her customers since that is what draws them the most.

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
  • 84.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Virginia purchase drinks, bakery items, vegetables, fruits, meat and other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2013
Apr 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013