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Mariam, who is 36 years old, is widowed with six children. She and her family live in Likoni Mombasa, Kenya. She earns her living by operating a food cafe. She says she started with a small store and later changed locations. Now she has her food cafe. It has gone very well for her. She attracts regular customers because of her longevity and the good service she provides.

Mariam is requesting a loan to buy beverages, canned goods, vegetables and other supplies for her business because these are the most popular items.

She's grateful for the help she receives because it will be very useful to her.

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
  • 681
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,780,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mariam to buy beverages, canned goods, vegetables and other supplies for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2013
Jan 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014