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Kumbo is a married woman. She has 4 children, all of whom attend school. Together with her husband, they live in their own house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

She has operated a fresh water selling business for the past three years, selling from home to her neighbours. She faces a major challenge of seasonality, especially during the rainy season the business is low.

With the 20,000 KES, she wants to purchase gallons for her business. 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
  • 408
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,341,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Kumbo to purchase gallons for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 4, 2014
Aug 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2015