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Furaha
Furaha, aged 35 years, is a married woman with six children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Furaha has operated a retail shop business for the past five years, selling household consumables like wheat flour, maize flour, and sugar. She faces a major challenge of stiff competition from other retail operators.

With the loan of Kshs (KES) 40,000 she is requesting, she wants to purchase stock of sugar, rice, maize flour, and wheat flour. 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
  • 985
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,091,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Furaha to purchase stock of sugar, rice, maize flour, and wheat flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 15, 2013
Listed
May 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014