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Fatuma
Fatuma is married and blessed with one child who attends school. She owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

Fatuma cooks food for sale at the market and sells to town-dwellers and passersby. She cites price fluctuations as a challenge in the business. She dreams of establishing a café business in the future.

With the KES 80,000 loan, she wants to purchase food ingredients, such as beans, rice, wheat flour, maize flour, sugar, and cooking fat. She decided to join Yehu Microfinance Trust to access financial support to expand 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
  • 860
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,924,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Fatuma to purchase food ingredients, such as beans, rice, wheat flour, maize flour, sugar, and cooking fat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 30, 2013
Listed
May 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014