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Amin
Amin is a married man with two children, both of whom are still too young for school. He lives in a rental house that has neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expense is rent.

He has operated a shoe-vending business for the past two years, selling in a shop to his neighbors, especially women. Amin faces a major challenge of paying the rent for his shop in his business. He hopes to establish his own shop in the future.

With the 40,000 Kenyan shillings, he wants to purchase a bundle of shoes for resale. He decided to join Yehu because it is located near his area of operation.

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
  • 976
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $41,774,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 81.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $500 helped Amin to purchase a bundle of shoes for resale.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 14, 2011
Listed
Jan 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 16, 2011