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Nuru is married and has children. She and her husband strive to always give their children a good education and to ensure that their needs are met.

Nuru has been working for the last three years selling firewood. She buys the product in various places in the interior of the country and sells it broken up in various sizes.

She requests the loan to buy bundles of firewood so that she can get it at a better price and earn higher profits to continue helping her family.

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
  • 534
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Nuru to buy bundles of firewood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2013
Apr 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014