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Umazi is a married woman who has been blessed with six children, all of whom attend school. Together with her husband, they own a house that neither has electricity nor piped water.

For two years, she has operated a goat meat selling business, buying and fattening them for sale at a profit from home to slaughter operators. She dreams of expanding her business to accommodate the whole town in the future.

With the 20,000 KES she wants to purchase goats for fattening and later resale. 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
  • 549
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,768,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Umazi to purchase goats for fattening and later resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014