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Lornah is a married woman with two children, both of whom attend school and are still under her care. They live in their own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

Lornah has operated a clothes-selling business. She sells at the market to her town dwellers and her neighbors. She cites her major challenge to be the rate of stock turnover, which is affected by seasons.

With the loan of KES 50,000 she is requesting, she wants to purchase one bale of clothes for resale. 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
  • 561
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,708,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Lornah to purchase one bale of clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 8, 2013
May 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014