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Amina

Update on Amina

Amina is taking out another loan of KES 20,000 to start a charcoal and firewood-selling business. In addition, she is operating a juice-selling business and she intends to use part of this loan to repair her refrigerator for preserving her juice. Since her previous loan, her life has been running smoothly and she plans to open other small businesses in the near future.

Previous Loan Details

Amina is a married woman with two children, all of whom attend school. Her husband is a driver who contributes to the provision of basic family needs. She lives in a rental house with electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food for her family and school fees for her… More from Amina'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
  • 655
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $39,170,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Amina to repair her refrigerator for preserving her juice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 9, 2012
Listed
May 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Amina. It was first posted on Kiva on Jan, 2012. Learn More