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Zuhura is divorced and blessed with seven children. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food.

Zuhura cooks food for sale at the market and sells to town dwellers and passersby. She dreams of establishing a café business in the future.

With the KES 20,000, she wants to purchase food ingredients such as beans, rice, wheat flour, maize flour, sugar and cooking fat. She decided to join Yehu to access financial support to expand 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
  • 994
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,111,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Zuhura to buy beans, rice, wheat flour, maize flour, sugar and cooking fat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2014
Apr 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015