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Ali is 57-year-old married man. He has seven children and three are enrolled in school. His wife's name is Esha and she is a businesswoman. Ali operates a kiosk and sells retail. He's worked in this business for one year. His primary customers are the community. Ali's other source of income includes his salary.

Ali describes his greatest business challenge to be debt defaulters and his highest monthly expense is spent on food. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Ali will use the KES 30,000 loan to add stock, i.e., buy maize and wheat flour, sugar, and rice . Ali aspires to open a wholesale business in the future. He joined Yehu because of their various financial 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
  • 874
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,938,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Ali to add to his stock, i.e., buy maize and wheat flour, sugar, and rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 22, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013