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Fatuma is married and has two children, one is still young for school. They live in their own house, which has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

Fatuma operates a khangas (women wrap clothing) selling business, selling from home and door-to-door to her neighbours and passersby. She faces a major challenge of lack of capital to expand her business.

With this loan she is requesting of KES 50,000, Fatuma wants to purchase 2 bales of khangas for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.

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
  • 611
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,775,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Fatuma buy khangas to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2013
Oct 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2014