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Saidi is a forty-four-year-old married man. He has three children and all are enrolled in school. Saidi operates a motorcycle transport business and sells his services at the market. He's worked in this business for two years and was previously employed selling clothes. His primary customers are neighbours. Saidi's other source of income includes a fish selling business. He describes his greatest business challenge to be high cost of purchasing fuel and his highest monthly expense is food. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Saidi will use the KES 30,000 loan to add to his savings so that he has enough to purchase another motorcycle. Saidi aspires to have a fleet of motor bikes in the future. He joined Yehu to access funds.

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
  • 792
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 82.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Saidi to add to his savings to purchase another motorcycle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013