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Dishoni is a married man with one child who is still too young to attend school. He lives in a rental house that has electricity, but not piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are for food for his family and rent.

He has operated a video library shop for the past two years; his potential customers are neighbors and passersby. Dishoni faces a major challenge of seasonality in his business. He hopes to open a wholesale shop to sell videos. With the KES 20,000 he plans to purchase a bundle of the latest movies for his video shop. He joined Yehu because of the availability of sustainable financial services.

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
  • 720
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,755,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Dishoni to purchase a bundle of the latest movies for his video shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 5, 2010
Nov 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011