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Salama
Salama is a married woman with five school-going children. She owns a house that has electricity but no piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

For over six years, she has operated a fish-selling business, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby. In addition, she sells food stuffs, which makes up her other source of income. She faces the challenge of price fluctuations in her business.

With the loan that she is requesting, Salama wants to purchase bundles of fish and cooking oil. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.

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
  • 961
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $41,799,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Salama to purchase bundles of fish and cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 8, 2013
Listed
Apr 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014