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Farida, 43, lives with her two children in a suburban neighborhood in Mombasa. She is widowed and a hardworking woman who struggles to provide for her children.

Farida has been selling fruits and vegetables for the last 5 years. She has a sales stand in a market in the town where he sells bananas, oranges, green chilies, tomatoes, cabbage, potatoes, onions and more at retail.

In order to stock up she needs a 20,000 KES loan to buy more vegetables and fruits. Farida hopes to increase her sales and income to support her children’s schooling and to do some home improvements.

Farida has the urge to move forward despite the adversaries she is undergoing. She hopes to have a bigger store in the future.

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
  • 1010
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,094,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Farida to buy more vegetables and fruits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 28, 2012
Sep 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013