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Dama
Dama is a married woman. She has one child. Her husband's name is Kalama and he works as a casual worker. Dama operates selling food and sells her goods from home. She's worked in this business for six months. Her primary customers are the general public. Dama's other source of income includes her husband's income. She describes her greatest business challenge to be seasonality and her highest monthly expense is food. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Dama will use the KES 20,000 loan to start a vegetable kiosk and purchase sacks of vegetables, tomatoes, and potatoes. Dama aspires to be a wholesaler in the future. She joined Yehu to access capital.

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
  • $42,250,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Dama to start a vegetable kiosk and purchase sacks of vegetables, tomatoes, and potatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 24, 2012
Listed
Mar 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013