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Fatuma
Fatuma is married and 32 years old. She is from Tiribe, a coastal town in Kenya, where she lives with her five children. She owns a fish stall, where she she sells dried fish. She buys fish in large quantity, and at wholesale price, from the fishermen, themselves. She resells to consumers in small amounts, at a fair retail price.

Tiribe, being a coastal town, has many people who are consumers of fish. She has sold dried fish for a period of two years, and she has been able to widen her customer base, through good relationships. Now, she has approached us (Yehu) for a loan amounting to KES 10,000 to expand her business by buying a larger quantity of fish.

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
  • 596
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $39,169,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Fatuma to expand her business, by buying a larger quantity of fish to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 31, 2013
Listed
Jan 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014