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Samson is an enterprising man. He lives with his wife and their three children in Samburu, Kenya. He operates a retail shop business offering household consumables. He also does some farming where he sells farm produce to his neighbours. Samson installed his business in a good place. He sells his items by layby to his neighbors. Samson's dream is to convert his business into a main location with branches. It will help pay for the education of his children. He hopes for them to become professionals and successfully reach their potential. This loan from KIVA is the second loan that Samson has received from Yehu Microfinance Trust. With it he will buy bundles of household items, wheat flour, maize flour and sugar in order to offer a greater diversity of products.

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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
  • 881
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,068,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Samson to buy household items, wheat flour, maize flour and sugar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2012
Jun 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013