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Fatuma

Update on Fatuma

Fatuma appreciates her previous Kiva loan that improved her living standards. She is requesting a new loan to purchase fruits and sugar for her business. Her previous loan enabled her to expand her business and earn a higher income. She thanks Yehu for their financial support.

Previous Loan Details

Fatuma is married with four children. Three are in school and one is below school age. Fatuma lives in her own house that has electricity but no piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food. Fatuma operates a juice-making business where she makes soft drinks from fruit and sells it to her n... More from Fatuma's previous loan »

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.

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.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 784
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,346,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $575 helped Fatuma to purchase fruits and sugar for her juice-making business.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 19, 2014
Listed
May 31, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2015
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Fatuma. It was first posted on Kiva on Aug, 2013. Learn More