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Total loan: $825
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Rehema

Kenya
Kisauni, Kenya / General Store

A loan of $825 helped to purchase flour, sugar, cooking oil, salt, bars of soap and matchboxes to sell.


Rehema's story

Rehema is a married woman. She has 3 children with ages ranging from 1 to 7 years old, and 2 are currently enrolled in school. Her husband works as a shopkeeper. Rehema has operated a general store for the past 8 years and her primary customers are local residents. She owns a house that has electricity but no piped water. She describes her greatest business challenge to be seasonality, and her highest monthly expense is food for her family.

Rehema will use the Kes 80,000 loan to purchase flour, sugar, cooking oil, salt, bars of soap and matchboxes to sell. Rehema aspires to run her own wholesale business in the future. She joined Yehu because the organization empowers small entrepreneurs.



Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: October 10, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: October 10, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust