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Bibi is a widowed woman who has been blessed with two children, who are now adults. She lives at her own house that is without electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

Bibi has operated a charcoal business, selling from home to her neighbors and villagers. Her greatest monthly challenge is the high cost of transportation. She also operates a mobile charging business.

She is requesting a loan of KES 50,000 to purchase more charcoal and mobile chargers for her business. She joined Yehu to get financial support.

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
  • 840
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $46,969,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Bibi to purchase more charcoal and mobile chargers for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 9, 2013
Dec 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 25, 2014