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Fatuma is married with no children. She lives at her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is household consumables. For over two years, she has operated a tailoring business, making curtains and garments for both men and women. She cites seasonality as her major challenge. With the KES 30,000 she wants to purchase cloth materials and sewing threads for her business. 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
  • 720
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,788,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Fatuma to purchase cloth materials and sewing threads for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 19, 2013
Nov 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 25, 2014