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Zuena

Update on Zuena

Zuena is taking another Kiva loan of KES 100,000 to boost her clothes-selling business. With the loan, she wants to purchase bales of blouses, suits and Kikois (cotton fabric) for sale. With the additional income from the business, she intends to renovate her house and provide better education for her children.

Thanks to Yehu and Kiva lenders for providing her with financial services.

Previous Loan Details

Zuena is a married woman with one child who attends school. She lives in a rental house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family. For the past three years, she has operated a clothes-selling business, selling from door to door to her neighbours… More from Zuena's previous loan »

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 448
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $38,327,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Zuena to purchase bales of clothes for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 21, 2011
Listed
Jan 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Zuena. It was first posted on Kiva on Jun, 2011. Learn More