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Mohamed is a married man. He has 4 children and 3 are enrolled in school. Mohamed operates a carpentry business and sells his goods from home. He has worked in this business for 10 years and was previously employed as a farmer. Mohamed's other source of income includes cash products. He describes her greatest business challenge to be seasonality and his highest monthly expense is food. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Mohamed will use the Kes 25,000 loan to purchase timber and nails for his carpentry business. Mohamed aspires to become a supplier of timber production in the future.

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
  • 567
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,772,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 81.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Mohamed to purchase timber and nails for his carpentry business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 16, 2012
Mar 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013