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Elna is a married mother of one child who is still too young for school. She lives in a rented house that neither has electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is rental bills.

For more than one year, she has operated a vegetable stall business, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby. She faces the challenge of high cost of transportation in her business. She dreams of establishing a café business in the future.

With the Kshs 15,000 loan, she wants to purchase stock of green vegetables, tomatoes, potatoes and onions. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.

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
  • 569
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,768,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Eima to purchase stock of green vegetables, tomatoes, potatoes and onions.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014