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Fatuma is from Likoni and is single. She describes herself as a person who wants to work in order to get ahead and to be able to support her four children.

She is the owner of a food store that sells cooked beans, rice and chapati (flat bread). It is located in a very good spot, and she has customers that always buy food from her. In this way, she is able to move ahead.

Her dream is to build areas for lodging, since many traveling vendors come to her business; she sees a lot of potential in this goal.

She is requesting a loan in order to buy wheat flour, maize flour, rice and cooking fat so that she can stock her food store. In this way, she will continue providing good service to her customers.

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
  • 788
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Fatuma to buy various kinds of food: wheat flour, maize flour, rice and cooking fat to stock her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 27, 2013
Jun 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014