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Luvuno is a married woman and has been blessed with four children who are all adults. Together with her husband, they live in their own house that neither has electricity nor piped water.

She has operated a fish-selling business for over two years, selling from home to restaurant operators and passersby. She faces a major challenge of seasonality and perishability leading to losses.

With the KES 10,000 she wants to purchase bundles of fish for resale. She dreams of expanding her business and establishing another business in the near future.

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
  • 480
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Luvuno to purchase bundles of fish for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2013
Jul 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014