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Sarah is married and has been blessed with three school-going children. Her husband is a businessman and he contributes to the upbringing of their children. They own a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Sarah operates a fruit and vegetable stall business, selling from her home to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge in the high cost of transportation to her place of business. Sarah dreams of expanding to a wholesale shop in the future. With her KES 30,000 loan she wants to purchase sacks of potatoes, tomatoes, onions and fruit for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.

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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
  • 466
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Sarah to purchase sacks of potatoes, tomatoes, onions and fruit for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014