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Halima is a very hardworking mother of two whom she struggles to provide for. They are the reason she started a business selling food, mostly fried potatoes. She says that it has been a profitable business since she has established a good clientele base. Halima says that her customers prefer her products because she adds some delicious flavours that make her fried potatoes more attractive.

She has run this business for the last two years. She is requesting a loan so as to purchase a sack of potatoes and cooking oil. She dreams of owning a cafe in the future.

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
  • 840
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,022,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Halima to purchase a sack of potatoes and cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 17, 2012
Sep 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013