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Rukiya has been married for several years. She and her husband have four young children who are still attending primary school, and the couple work hard for their children to get ahead in life.

Rukiya runs her own water distribution firm, which she was able to buy as a result of a lot of hard work. It is thanks to the work she carries out that they can give their children an education, and buy all necessities for the home.

Rukiya has proven herself to be a very responsible and honest person in terms of her commitments. She comments that it is thanks to her service that her customers have access to treated water. Rukiya is seeking this loan to buy a large water tank to store enough water to distribute. She is grateful for the opportunity that she is being given as it will be of great use to her.

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
  • 480
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Rukiya to buy a large water tank to store enough water to distribute.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Feb 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014