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Joyce has children who are in high school. She sells firewood from her home in the Kisauni neighborhood of Mombasa.

Thanks to her work, Joyce has been able to provide her children an education and to buy everything she needs for her home. Joyce has always demonstrated a good payment history. This is the second loan she has requested from Yehu Microfinance. She wants to buy firewood so that she can restock her business and offer more variety to her customers.

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
  • $49,820,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Joyce to buy firewood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 25, 2013
May 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014