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Faraho is a married woman with five children, three of whom attend school while two have graduated from school. She lives in a rental house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.

Faraho has operated her food selling business selling chapati (flat bread) and beans for over five years, She sells from home to her neighbors and passersby. In addition, she sells clothes as another source of income. Faraho cites seasonality as her major challenge. During rainy season, she experiences a poor turnover of customers. She hopes to own a boutique for selling clothes in the future.

With the Kshs 25,000 loan Faraho wants to pay school fees for her children.

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
  • 706
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,862,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Faraho to pay school fees for her children .
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 10, 2010
Nov 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011