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Fatuma is a married woman who owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food.

For over ten years, she has operated a doughnut selling business from home. She sells to her neighbors and passersby. Fatuma faces a major challenge of competition from other doughnuts sellers in the market. She hopes to expand her business in the future.

With the Kshs 15,000 loan she wants to purchase wheat flour, cooking fat, yeast and sugar. She decided to join Yehu to access funds to boost 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
  • 729
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,743,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Fatuma to purchase wheat flour, cooking fat, yeast and sugar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 16, 2010
Dec 11, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011