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Salima is a married woman and a mother of two school-going children. She lives in a rental house that has electricity and piped water. Salima operates a dumpling selling business for sale to passersby and neighbours. She cites seasonality and price fluctuation as her major challenges. With the 10,000 KES, she wants to purchase wheat flour and cooking oil for her business. She joined Yehu to get financial support.

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
  • 707
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Salima to purchase wheat flour and cooking oil for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 9, 2013
Sep 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014