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Halima is married and has four children who attend school. She operates a kerosene selling business, which she has been doing for six years. She cites transportation costs as her major challenge.

Halima is requesting a loan from Yehu, which she will use to purchase gallons of kerosene to sell. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business. Halima lives in her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

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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
  • 831
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,925,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $350 helped Halima to purchase gallons of kerosene for resale.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2014
May 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015