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Samini, who lives in the city of Mombasa, has three children for whom he strives tirelessly to provide with a life of dignity that’s free from want. He owns a well-stocked fruit and vegetable store in Likoni where he’s worked with his family for more than two years. It’s important to point out that he is also a mason. Samini, a devoted man who likes his job, at times uses his bicycle to sell his products door to door.

Samini is requesting this loan to buy more fruits and vegetables to keep the store well-stocked. He is grateful for the opportunity he is getting because it will enable him to stay in business and continue supporting his family.

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
  • 757
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,695,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Samini to buy more fruits and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 14, 2012
Oct 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013