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Total loan: $200
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Rukia

Kenya
Kisauni, Kenya / Charcoal Sales

A loan of $200 helped to purchase one bundle of charcoal.


Rukia's story

Rukia K. is a married woman with two school-going children. They own a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her husband owns a retail shop and he contributes to the well being of his family. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

She has operated a charcoal-selling business for the past two years, selling as retail and from home to her neighbors. Rukia faces major challenges of seasonality and the high cost of transportation in her business. She dreams of establishing a wholesale shop to sell charcoal in the future.

She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business. With the KES 15,000 she is requesting she wants to purchase one bundle of charcoal.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: April 15, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: April 15, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust