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Purity is single and has two children, both of whom attend school. She lives in a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are electricity bills and the high cost of transportation of her goods to her place of work.
For the past two years, she has operated a green grocery shop, selling to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of high competition from other people who own green groceries. Her dream is to establish a fruit parlor in the future.
With the loan that she is requesting she has wants to purchase bundles of green vegetables, tomatoes, potatoes, and onions.
She decided to join Yehu to access loans to improve 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
  • 369
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,299,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Purity to purchase bundles of green vegetables, tomatoes, potatoes, and onions.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2013
May 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014