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One of the greatest dreams of Dama is the desire to get ahead. She lives with her family in the town of Kaloleni. She operates a food stall where she sells foods and beverages. She is well-known in the business community in her hometown. She has many customers who like her food for the quality, for the delicious side dishes and, above all, for the great service.

She is an active, enterprising woman who is dedicated to her business. She has a goal to succeed. She is working hard in order to have a prosperous future. She is happy with her business but realizes she needs to expand it in order to get out of poverty. In the last few weeks, she has had more customers. She would like to buy more supplies in order to make more prepared dishes. This is why she is asking for this loan. It will be used to buy basic grains, vegetables, meats, condiments, etc.

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
  • 531
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Dama to buy basic grains, vegetables, meats, condiments, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 2, 2012
Nov 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013