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Rehema is a divorced woman who has been blessed with six children who are adults. She lives at her own house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food. Rehema has operated a charcoal selling business, selling from home to her neighbors and villagers. Her greatest monthly challenge is the high cost of transportation. She is requesting a loan to purchase charcoal for resale. 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
  • 571
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,708,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Rehema to purchase charcoal for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 30, 2014
May 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015