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Salima, 41, is married and has three children. She lives in the town of Kaloleni, in the Coast province of Kenya. She has established a business in her house, raising, fattening, and selling chickens. She started this activity a year ago, and she already has customers. She raises the chickens and later sells them from her home to hoteliers.

Salima wants to increase the quantity of chickens she has, so that she can increase her sales and income. For this reason, she is requesting a loan of KES 50,000, so that she can buy more chicks and chicken feed (concentrate). Her goal is to grow her business and increase her income, so that she can give her children a better quality of life.

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
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Salima to buy more chicks and chicken feed (concentrate).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 15, 2013
Jan 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014