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Zuhura

Update on Zuhura

Zuhura appreciates her previous Kiva loan that improved her living standards. She is requesting a loan of KES 50,000 to purchase onions, tomatoes, vegetables, and fruits for resale. Her previous loan enabled her to expand her business and earn a higher income. She thanks Yehu for their financial support.

Previous Loan Details

Zuhura, 44, describes herself as a responsible, very hardworking person for her family’s well-being. Zuhura is a widow who lives with her three children in the town of Samburu located in Coast Province. Zuhura works buying and selling vegetables and fruits, a business that allows her to cover... More from Zuhura'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.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 660
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $39,287,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Zuhura to purchase onions, tomatoes, vegetables, and fruits for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 6, 2013
Listed
Sep 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2014
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Zuhura. It was first posted on Kiva on Oct, 2012. Learn More