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Faida, 30, is married to Karega; they have five children; two are attending secondary school and three elementary school.

Faida started out as a charcoal merchant over two years ago. She started out with some money she’d saved up working as a poultry farmer for several years. They currently have a large clientele in the community because of the good service they offer in their store.

She’s asking for the loan to buy charcoal to stock the store and provide a wider variety for her customers.

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
  • 1061
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,240,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Faida to buy charcoal to stock the store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 17, 2012
Aug 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013