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Halima is a long-standing client of Yehu microfinance. She is married and has two children, and she lives in Tiribe, Mombasa, Kenya. She is a hardworking lady who owns a dried fish business, where she buys in large quantities and resells in small quantities at a higher price, as it is in retail.

Halima is a person who has a desire to make progress and get ahead in life. She always works hard so that she can provide her family with everything they need. Her dream is to have large business premises. She is requesting this loan to buy more dried fish, so that she can continue working towards her dreams. She is grateful for the opportunity that is being given to her once again, as she would like to continue growing her business.

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
  • 566
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,772,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Halima to buy more dried fish in large quantity, to resell at retail in small quantities.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 31, 2013
Jan 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014