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Halima is married, with one child who goes to school. She lives in her own house that has neither electricity, nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

Halima has operated a shoe-selling business for the past five years. In addition to the shoe business, she sells clothes. She cites seasonality as her major business challenge.

With the KES 30,000 loan, Halima wants to purchase sacks of shoes for resale. She decided to join Yehu Microfinance Trust to get financial support.

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
  • 374
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,299,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Halima to purchase sacks of shoes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2013
Oct 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014