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Salome is a married woman. She has two children, who both attend school. She describes herself as ambitious. She operates a tailoring shop, where she makes and repairs clothes for customers. Her business is located in a highly populated area. She says her biggest business challenge is a lack of capital for expansion. She will use the KES 40,000 loan to buy more materials for making clothes. Her business goal is to own a big business, within five years. She will use the profits to pay business rent.

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
  • 687
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,779,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Salome to buy more materials for her tailoring shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 27, 2013
Jun 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014