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Asha is a married mother of four school-going children. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees for the children.

She has operated a retail business for the past three years, selling household consumables like wheat flour and maize flour from home to her neighbors. She faces a challenge in her business of delayed payments by creditors, and she dreams of expanding to a wholesale shop in the future.

With the 40,000 KES loan, she wants to purchase bundles of wheat and maize flour and cooking fat.

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
  • 464
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Asha to purchase bundles of wheat and maize flour and cooking fat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 24, 2013
May 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014