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Omar
Omar is a married man with five children, three of whom attend school while the two are still too young for school. His wife Tabu is a farmer who contributes to the provision of the family's basic needs. He owns a house with neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food for his family.

Omar has operated a retail shop for the past five years. His potential clients are his neighbors. He faces a major challenge of transportation. He dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.

With the Kshs 40,000 he wants to purchase more stocks of maize flour, wheat flour, sugar, rice and cooking oil for resale. He decided to join Yehu because they offer loans with low interest rates.

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
  • 739
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,304,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 90.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Omar to purchase more stocks of maize flour, wheat flour, sugar, rice and cooking oil for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 28, 2011
Listed
Nov 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 16, 2012