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Halima, 49, is a resident of Mombasa, Kenya. She is married and has seven children. She manages her own household while operating the business. At this time, she is working hard to continually provide income for their everyday expenses.

Halima operates a market stall, where she sells cashew nuts in the community market. She buys a quantity of this commodity and sells it per kilo. Her regular customers are her neighbors and the local community.

To help her continue operations of her business, Halima is requesting a KES 30,000 loan. She will be utilizing the loan to buy greater quantities of cashew nuts to expand her product inventory. She expects a boost in her business income as she expands her business.

She is grateful for your support.

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
  • 754
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,816,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Halima to buy more sacks of cashew nuts to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 4, 2012
Dec 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013