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Hadija is a married woman with six children: five boys and a girl. Two attend school while others are adults. She rents a house with electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food.

Hadija has been running her business of selling fruit and coconuts for the last fifteen years. She sells from home and at the market to her neighbors and passersby. She faces the major challenge of seasonality in her business.

With the Kshs 20,000 loan, Hadija wants to purchase more coconuts, bananas and mangoes. She hopes that someday she will open her own stall. Her main aim of working with Yehu is to access loans and expand 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
  • 854
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,028,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 79.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Hadija to purchase more coconuts, bananas and mangoes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 14, 2010
Aug 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011