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Ali is a married man with 5 children, three enrolled in school. For the past year, he has operated a kiosk where he sells his goods, mostly to his neighbors. Ali describes his challenge as being a poor market for his goods. He intends to use this KES 40,000 loan to purchase wheat flour and cooking oil. Ali joined Yehu to access loans, and hopes to open a whole shop. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Ali's greatest monthly expense is food.

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
  • 813
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,872,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Ali to purchase wheat flour and cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2012
Apr 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013