Update on FatumaFatuma is asking for a loan because she believes that through it, she will improve her business.
The previous loan enabled her to expand her retail shop and earn more money. Due to her hard work and profits she gained from her retail shop, she managed to open another business, selling women wrap clothes (Lessos).
She is requesting a loan of KES 50,000 to purchase pieces of lessos for her business. She joined Yehu to get financial support.
Previous Loan DetailsFatuma is a devoted mother with the desire and the urge to move forward. She always strives to reach success since she knows that it is through hard work that she will reach it. Fatuma is grateful for the support she received and that she is receiving now. Since the previous loan, her living stan... More from Fatuma's previous loan »
About Yehu Microfinance TrustThis 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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