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Ramla, 47, is a hardworking, unassuming, humble and above all very responsible person. She lives with her family in Msambweni. She sells fresh water from her home. This business helps her family meet household expenses and helps her pay for her children's schooling. At the moment, Ramla is the only one who is supplying water in the neighborhood. She is now requesting a loan to buy a water pump. This investment will allow Ramla to acquire more customers and thus a higher income. Her dream is to expand her business and increase sales.

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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
  • 821
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,872,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Ramla to buy a water pump.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 2, 2012
Nov 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013