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Fedha comes from the town of Likoni. She is very hardworking, as evidenced day after day by all her efforts. She is a shopkeeper: she has a locale she uses as a general store, which she opens for business very early in the morning.

Fedha is a married mother; she has seven children whom she has raised at the cost of many sacrifices and struggles. Thanks to all her efforts, her children attend school.

Fedha was one of the first in her neighborhood in having a general store, and thus has a very strong customer base. In spite of her age, her goal is to make her business keep growing, and this is why she asks for this loan. She wishes to invest the funds in her shop and supply it with sugar, pasta, rice, dairy products, bread products and other supplies. She is thankful for the opportunity granted by the field partner and Kiva.

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
  • 586
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $39,222,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Fedha to buy sugar, pasta, rice, dairy products, bread and other supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 27, 2013
Jun 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014