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Salma

Update on Salma

Salma operates a clothes selling business, selling from door to door to her neighbours and passersby. She faces a major challenge of the high cost of transportation.

Here again she comes to you requesting a loan of KES 80,000 which she wants to purchase bales of clothes for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business, and she appreciates the support from Kiva and Yehu at large.

Previous Loan Details

Salma is married with three children, two boys and one girl. Her husband is employed and he contributes to the family's basic needs. She lives at a rental house that has electricity and piped water. For the past two years, she has operated a clothes-selling business. She sells in a shop to her ne... More from Salma'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.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 728
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,304,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Expired
A loan of $925 helped Salma to purchase bales of clothes for resale.
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 5, 2014
Listed
Jun 7, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Expired:
Jul 7, 2014