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Khadija, a married woman with one child who attends school, is married to a motor vehicle driver who supports the family financially. For the past four years, Khadija has been operating her business from home, selling water taps to her neighboring community. With a loan of Kshs 30,0000, she wants to purchase two water tanks. Khadija faces the major challenge of seasonality, especially droughts. Her major goal is to purchase big water tanks and supply to the entire community to enable her to operate during dry seasons.

She joined Yehu because of its good customer relations. Khadija rents a house with no electricity but with piped water. Her major monthly expense is food.

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
  • 994
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,111,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Khadija to purchase two water tanks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 1, 2010
Sep 6, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011