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Kinanasi is a business woman who is very hardworking. She is married with four school-going children. She lives in her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Kinanasi has operated a charcoal selling business for the past two years. Her potential clients are neighbours and passersby. She dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.

With the Kshs 40,000 she wants to purchase twenty sacks of charcoal for resale. 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
  • 478
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Kinanasi to purchase twenty sacks of charcoal for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 26, 2013
Oct 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014