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Salome is single and has two children who attend school. She operates a retail shop, selling household consumables like wheat flour, maize flour, and sugar, which she has been doing for one year. She faces a major challenge of stiff competition from other retail operators.

Salome is requesting a loan from Yehu, which she will use to purchase sugar, rice, maize flour, and wheat flour. She joined Yehu to access loans to boost her business. She lives at a rental house that has electricity and piped water.

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
  • 403
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,337,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Salome to purchase sugar, rice, maize flour, and wheat flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 19, 2013
May 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014