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Yasin is a married man. He has two children and one is enrolled in school. His wife works as a business woman. He owns a house that has electricity but no piped water.

Yasin operates a water selling kiosk. He has worked in this business for one year. His primary customers are neighbors. Yasin's other source of income is his wife's earnings.

He describes his greatest business challenges as high transportation costs and poor transport infrastructure. His highest monthly expense is school fees.

Yasin will use the KES 50,000 loan to expand the business by buying pipes. Yasin aspires to be self-dependent and make more profits in the future. He joined Yehu to get financial advancements.

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
  • 590
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,761,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Yasin to expand the business by buying pipes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 13, 2012
Apr 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013