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Fatuma is a married mother of three who lives with her family in the town of Tiribe. She makes a living selling food in a food stall. She has spent two years in this small business, and this has given her valuable experience which allows her to prepare the best food for her customers. Every day Fatuma has more customers who prefer her food because everything is made with the best quality ingredients and is sold at reasonable prices with unparalleled customer service.

Fatuma is a woman dedicated to her work; she is energetic and a fighter who is always looking for options that will open a path to a more prosperous future. She knows that only through perseverance and effort can she achieve the success she desires. Fatuma wishes to take advantage of increasing demand and grow through an investment, but she needs the capital to back it. For that reason, she is asking Yehu for a loan that will allow her to buy wheat flour, maize flour, oils, sugar, salt, etc.

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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
  • 806
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,362,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Fatuma to buy wheat flour, maize flour, oils, sugar, salt, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014