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Hanifa is 29 years old and has four children. She has one year of experience running her own green grocery store; before she was only responsible for taking care of the home. The products that she needs for her store she buys in the municipal market and sells in her rural home. The loan she is asking for from Yehu is to purchase onions, tomatoes, and some vegetables, so as to increase her store's stock. She has the objective of increasing sales, which will allow her to improve her standard of living (food, health, clothing). With the earnings from her business, she will try to pay for her children's schooling, so that they can continue with their education, and also to make improvements to her house.

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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
  • 589
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,780,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Hanifa to purchase onions, tomatoes, and some vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 19, 2012
Jul 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013