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Mariam is from Kisauni and operates a small hair salon. She wants to remodel her salon in order to offer her clients a more comfortable environment and generate more income to help support her family. She is requesting this loan to help grow her business.

Mariam is a very hardworking person with a persistent spirit and attitude. She has a lot of experience in her field and knows what she is doing. Her goal is to have a large beauty salon one day and to be widely known for her talent. She is grateful for this opportunity and believes that the support will be a great help 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
  • 475
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mariam to remodel her beauty salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2013
Apr 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014