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Omar, 24, is married and lives in downtown Msambweni. He is known to be honest and hardworking and, most of all, to have a strong desire to succeed. His wife is a housewife and he has worked as a teacher for some time. This is how he earns income to support his family. He is also a farmer, assisted by his wife. Omar has been farming for five years and he confesses that it has been good work. He grows a variety of vegetables which his wife sells from home and at the market. He is requesting this loan to buy fertilisers and planting materials. Omar's main desire is to see his home in excellent condition and to improve his quality of life.

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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
  • 1024
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,108,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Omar to buy fertilisers and planting materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 14, 2012
Sep 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013