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Josephine is a married woman, aged 42. She has three children who attend school. Her husband is a businessman, and together they own a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

She has operated a tailoring business for the past five years. Her potential clients are ladies and gents. She dreams of establishing a boutique in the future.

With the KES 50,000, she wants to purchase cloth materials and sewing thread for her business. She decided to join Yehu to access financial support 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
  • 367
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,186,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Josephine to purchase cloth materials and sewing thread for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2013
Jul 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014