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Sudi is a married man with three children, all of whom attend school. He owns a house that has electricity and piped water. His greatest monthly expense is security bills.

He has operated his retail shop for the past two years, selling to his neighbors and passersby. Previously, he was selling newspapers at the market. Sudi faces a major challenge of theft in his business. He hopes to expand his shop and establish a wholesale operation.

With the 40,000 Kenyan shillings, he wants to purchase sacks of sugar for sale at his retail shop. He decided to join Yehu because of its good customer relations.

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
  • 721
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,788,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 81.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Sudi to purchase sacks of sugar for sale at his retail shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 14, 2011
Jan 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012