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Total loan: $225
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Bidhala

Kenya
Likoni, Kenya / Weaving

A loan of $225 helped buy palm leaves to weave mats.


Bidhala's story

Bidhala is a married woman with one child who attends school. She owns a house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

For the past five years, Bidhala has been operating a mat weaving business and a coconut sales business to earn a living. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. Bidhala dreams of expanding her business in the future to meet her customers' needs.

With this loan for Kshs 20,000, Bidhala wants to purchase palm leaves for use as mat weaving materials for her business. She joined Yehu Microfinance to access loans to boost her living standards.



Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: September 7, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: September 7, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust