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Total loan: $225
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Fatuma

Kenya
Kisauni, Kenya / Charcoal Sales

A loan of $225 helped to purchase sacks of charcoal and to pay for transportation.


Fatuma's story

Fatuma is a married woman. She has four 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 four years, she has operated a charcoal selling business, selling door to door to her neighbours and passersby. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. Fatuma dreams of establishing a restaurant business in the future..

With the KES 20,000 she wants to purchase sacks of charcoal and pay for transportation. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.



Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: August 4, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: August 4, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust