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Susan

Update on Susan

Susan is a hardworking and enterprising woman who is getting ahead and makes an effort to grow. She says that she has good experience in this area because she has been doing this for a long time. She also says that the previous Kiva loan allowed her to make many improvements and continue to grow. Susan’s goal is to continue expanding her business.

Susan is asking for this loan to buy merchandise such as meats, fruits, drinks, vegetables, and other things for her food cafe so she can continue to offer services to her customers. She is grateful for this new opportunity.

Previous Loan Details

Susan is married and has three children who attend school. For the past five years, she has operated a café business. Her potential customers are neighbors and passersby. Susan is requesting a loan for 30,000 KES, which she will use to purchase a freezer to store food products for her café… More from Susan'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
  • 475
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $38,222,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Susan to buy merchandise such as meats, fruits, drinks, vegetables, and other things.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 7, 2013
Listed
Jul 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2014
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Susan. It was first posted on Kiva on May, 2012. Learn More