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Zainab

Update on Zainab

Zainab is taking out another Kiva loan of Kshs 50,000 to establish a tailoring business. With the loan, she wants to purchase cloth materials and needles, and to purchase a sewing machine. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.

Previous Loan Details

Zainab is 26 years old, married, and has three children in school. She has been operating a print shop since 2008. Thanks to her hard work, Zainab's business is doing very well with a strong customer base. To develop her business further, she has turned to Yehu & Partners for a loan in the amount... More from Zainab's previous loan »

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.

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.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 807
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,362,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Zainab to purchase cloth materials and needles, and to purchase a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 8, 2013
Listed
May 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Zainab. It was first posted on Kiva on Jul, 2012. Learn More