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Fatuma is 33 years old. She is married and has two children, both in school. She lives with her children and husband in Samburu, Kenya. She owns a charcoal store--a business she had been engaged in for the past two years. Her major monthly expenditure is to pay school fees. She has applied for a loan of KES 30,000 to buy sacks of charcoal for resale. She is grateful for the help.

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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
  • 408
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,341,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Fatuma to buy sacks of charcoal to sell in her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2013
Mar 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014