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Margaret is married and has four kids. Three of her kids still attend school, which is the reason for her hard work. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

She has been cooking and selling home made food for the past six years, selling to passersby and neighbors. She cited seasonality and theft as her challenges.

With the Kshs 20,000 she wants to purchase 2 bundles of wheat flour and cooking oil. Her dream is to see her children get a better education and become important people in the society.

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
  • 374
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,299,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Margaret to purchase 2 bundles of wheat flour and cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2013
May 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014