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Alima is a married woman with seven children; four are in school and the rest are adults. She lives in a cement house with neither electricity nor piped water.

She operates a cashew nut selling business and she has been in this business for 10 years.

She'll use the loan to purchase more sacks of cashew nuts for resale. She joined Yehu to boost her business.

Her hope is that her business does well, so that she can venture into a large-scale cashew nut selling 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
  • 708
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Alima to purchase more sacks of cashew nuts for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 19, 2013
Nov 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 25, 2014