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Abdullahi has operated a stationery shop business for the past three years, selling at the market to his neighbors and passers-by. He faces a major challenge of competition in his business. He dreams of expanding his business to a wholesale shop in the future.

Abdullahi and his wife have two children, both of whom attend school. The family lives in a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

With the Kshs 20,000 loan he has requested, he plans to purchase one box of books to offer for sale. He decided to join Yehu to improve his livelihood.

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
  • 570
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,768,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 90.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Abdullah to purchase one box of books to offer for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 21, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 16, 2012