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Halima is a 49-year-old married woman. She has 2 children. Her husband's name is Abdalla and he works as a businessman. Halima operates a coconut selling business and sells her goods from home. She's worked in this business for 5 years. Her primary customers are the general public. She describes her greatest business challenge to be price fluctuation. Her highest monthly expense is food. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Halima will use the Kes 70,000 loan to purchase a stock of 1000 coconuts. Halima aspires to become a coconut dealer in the future. She joined Yehu to access capital.

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
  • 406
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,341,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 82.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Halima buy coconut.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 6, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013