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Total loan: $225
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Martha

Kenya
Likoni, Kenya / Retail

A loan of $225 helped to purchase maize flour, rice, beans, cooking oil and pay school fees for her children.


Martha's story

Martha is a widowed woman with two children who are in school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

For the past two years, Martha has operated a retail shop business, selling to her neighbours and passersby. She mentioned seasonality and theft as her major challenges. She dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.

With the loan, Martha wants to purchase maize flour, rice, beans, cooking oil and pay school fees for her children. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.



Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: May 13, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: May 13, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust