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Mariam is married, has two children and lives in Msambweni. She works selling merchandise in her village. She buys and sells petrol. She sells in her neighborhood in the store. She comments that all the work she does is to be able to give her children the best, since she does not want them to go through the same deprivations she did.

Mariam is requesting this loan to buy petrol to stock up and be able to fulfill the requests of her customers. She is grateful to Yehu Microfinance for the opportunity she is getting.

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
  • 390
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,260,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mariam to buy petrol for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014