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Salim lives in Samburu, Kenya. He is married and has been blessed with six children, four of whom attend school. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

For over ten years, Salim has operated a business of selling herbal medicine. He sells from home to those who are sick. He dreams of expanding his business and hiring people to help him in the business.

With the loan that he is requesting, he wants to purchase herbs for his business. He decided to join Yehu because of its favorable loaning requirements.

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
  • 755
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,816,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Salim to purchase herbs for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2013
Apr 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014