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Every person has the desire to obtain a life worth living and to feel responsible in the society. Salama is not an exception. She is a married woman who takes care of her three school-aged children.

She has a small locale at the market where she sells charcoal. She already has established a good clientele base, and she counts on good results from her business.

Salama wants to buy more sacks of charcoal for resale. She wants to make some investments in her business so as to meet her customer needs.

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
  • 407
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,225,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Salama to buy more sacks of charcoal for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2012
Nov 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013