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Assumpta, 40 years old, is a married woman and has been blessed with five kids. She lives in her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food and school fees for her kids.

For the past four years, she has operated a cereals shop business, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby. Her potential customers are neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. Assumpta dreams of establishing a wholesale cereals shop business in the future.

With the loan that she is requesting of Kes 15,000, she wants to purchase stock of wheat flour, maize flour and beans. 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
  • 828
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $46,969,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Assumpta to purchase stock of wheat flour, maize flour and beans.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 9, 2013
May 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014