Update on HadijaHadija is a very hard-working person. She explains that she has been able to get ahead thanks to her effort. The previous Kiva loan has been a big help to her and she is very grateful for it.
Today, she comes again, to be able to supply her general store with basic staples such as beverages and soft drinks. These drinks will enable her to continue offering a good variety and good prices to her clients. She is again grateful for the opportunity she is receiving because it will help her a lot.
Previous Loan DetailsHadija is married and has three children, two boys and one girl. Two of children are still in school while the third is married. For the last four years, she has made a living in her home, selling soft drinks to neighbors and passersby. She is applying for this loan from Kiva and Yehu to improve... More from Hadija's previous loan »
About Yehu Microfinance TrustThis 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.
Concurrent and Successive Loans
Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.
This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.
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