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Mohamed is a married man with 3 children, all of whom attend school. He rents a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food, school fees and medical bills.

For the past one and a half years, he has operated a food stall, selling mainly flat bread and beans to his neighbours. Mohamed faces a major challenge of seasonality. He dreams of expanding his business in the future.

With the KES 20,000 he wants to purchase additional stock; mainly bales of wheat flour and maize flour. He decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost 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
  • 869
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,991,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mohamed to purchase bales of wheat flour and maize flour for his food stall.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2012
May 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013