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Halima
Halima is a married woman with four school going children. She owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

For the past year she has operated a shop kiosk business, selling to her neighbours and passersby. She mentioned price fluctuation as her major challenge. She dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.

With the loan she wants to purchase wheat flour, beans, rice, and cooking oil for resale. She decided to join Yehu to get financial support.

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
  • 477
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $38,222,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 88.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $250 helped Halima to purchase wheat flour, beans, rice, and cooking oil for resale.
62% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 12, 2014
Listed
Jun 20, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible