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Rahel is a married woman and has been blessed with three children, all of whom attend school. Together with her husband, they live at their own house that neither has electricity nor piped water.

Rahel has operated a fish selling business for more than ten years, selling from home to restaurant operators and passersby. She faces major challenges of seasonality and perishability, leading to losses.

With the loan of 50,000 KES, 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
  • 534
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Rahel to purchase bundles of fish for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 3, 2014
Jul 29, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2015