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Hadija is married and has three children, two boys and one girl. Two of children are still in school while the third is married. For the last four years, she has made a living in her home, selling soft drinks to neighbors and passersby. She is applying for this loan from Kiva and Yehu to improve her living standards by buying a refrigerator in which she can store drinks before sale. In the future, she dreams of opening a retail shop.

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
  • 821
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,889,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Hadija to buy a refrigerator in which to store soft drinks before sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 11, 2011
Apr 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012