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Fatuma is a married woman with three children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.

For the past three years, she has owned rental houses whereby tenants are her potential customers. Fatuma faces a major challenge of competition from other real estate owners in her business. She dreams of expanding her business in the future.

With the 20,000 KES, she wants to renovate her rental house by purchasing cement, sand, and paints. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.

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
  • 1069
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,238,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 90.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Fatuma to renovate her rental property by purchasing cement, sand, and paints.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2011
Jun 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2011