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Tayari, 58, is married and resides with his wife in Coast Province, Kenya. Tayari sells kitchen utensils and household goods and his wife is a businesswoman.

Tayari is requesting a loan of 100,000 Kenyan shillings (KES) to purchase more household food consumption and kitchen utensils to resell. By doing so, his family will be able to generate more income.

In the future, he would like to use any additional income to invest in real agents housing. This will be his sixth loan from Yehu Microfinance, a longstanding Kiva partner.

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
  • 711
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,200 helped Tayari to purchase cooking fat oil, sacks of sugar, rice, and beans.
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2012
Jul 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 13, 2012