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Mariam lives in the town of Kisauni with her family. For the last several years, she has worked selling clothing and second-hand shoes. She is continuing forward in her efforts to provide better living conditions for her family.

Mariam is very happy with the support being offered by Yehu Microfinance through Kiva. She wants to invest the requested loan in a pack of clothing and used shoes, in order to take advantage of the season and hopefully earn a better income.

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
  • 993
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,167,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Mariam to purchase a pack of clothing and used shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2013
Feb 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013