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Halima is a married woman who has been blessed with four children all of whom attend school. Together with her husband, they live at their own house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

She has operated a fish selling business for over three years, selling from home to restaurant operators and passersby. She faces a major challenge of seasonality and perishability leading to losses.

With the Kshs 30,000 loan she wants to purchase bundles of fish to resell. She dreams of expanding her business and establishing another business in the near future.

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
  • 725
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Halima to purchase bundles of fish to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014