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Saida is 32 years old, married and has been blessed with five children aged between three and fifteen years. She owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.
For the past five years, she has operated a tailoring business, making school uniforms, and suits for both men and women. Her business challenge is seasonality. She dreams of establishing a rental house in the future.
With the KES 30,000 she wants to purchase fabrics, sewing thread and needles for the business.
She decided to join Yehu to access loans to improve her business.

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
  • 1069
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,240,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Saida to purchase fabrics, thread and needles needed to make uniforms and suits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2013
Apr 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014