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Amina is a 50-year-old married woman. She has 5 children, of whom 3 are enrolled in school. Her husband's name is Juma and he works as a businessman.

Amina operates a dry fish selling business and sells her goods from home. She's worked in this business for 4 years. Her primary customers are her neighbors and relatives. Amina's other source of income includes farming. She describes her greatest business challenge to be seasonality and her highest monthly expenses are food for his family and school fees for her children. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Amina will use the loan of 50,000 Kenya shillings (KES) to purchase more stock of dry fish for resale. Amina aspires to establish a retail shop in the future. She joined Yehu because it offers quality financial services.

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
  • 1025
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,117,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Amina to purchase more stock of dry fish for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 26, 2012
Feb 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012