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Hamadi is a married man with three children, all of whom attend school. He owns a house that has electricity but not piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

Hamadi has operated his video show library for the past six years. The members of the neighboring community are his potential customers. Hamadi faces a major challenge of seasonality in his business. When schools are open he gets fewer customers visiting his video library while during holiday season many customers visit the video library.

With the Kshs 20,000 loan Hamadi wants to purchase a big screen and a video player. In the future he hopes to open a bigger hall where he can show films.

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
  • 821
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,889,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Hamadi to purchase a big screen and a video player.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2010
Nov 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011