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Zuhura, 44, describes herself as a responsible, very hardworking person for her family’s well-being. Zuhura is a widow who lives with her three children in the town of Samburu located in Coast Province.

Zuhura works buying and selling vegetables and fruits, a business that allows her to cover household expenses. She is currently asking Yehu for a loan to invest in the purchase of oranges, bananas, tomatoes, cabbages, among others, which in this season is going up considerably and her income will improve thus attaining a change in her family’s quality of life.

Zuhura dreams of having a large locale to be able to offer a greater diversity of fruits and vegetables, and also to open a cereal shop.

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
  • 733
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,743,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Zuhura buy fruits and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2012
Oct 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013