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Omari is a 35-year-old married man with four children, three of whom attend school while the other one is still too young for school. He owns a house with neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food for his family.

Omari has operated a motorbike transportation business for the past two years. His potential clients are the local area villagers. He faces a major challenge of the rising cost of fuel. He dreams of buying another motorbike in the future.

With the 50,000 KES, he wants to purchase a new motorbike for his business. He decided to join Yehu Microfinance Trust to access funds to expand his business.

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
  • 606
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,775,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Omari to purchase a new motorbike for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 19, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013