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Fatuma
Fatuma 37, is a widow with seven children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees for the family.



For the past 15 years, Fatuma has operated a business buying and selling goats and cows for meat sale at the market to local neighbors and butchers. She faces a major challenge of seasonality and the high cost of transportation in her place of operation.



With the loan, Fatuma wants to purchase goats and one cow for meat sale. 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
  • 438
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $38,313,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Fatuma to purchase goats and one cow for meat sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 26, 2013
Listed
May 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2014