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Omari is a married man. He has 8 children and 5 are enrolled in school. His wife's name is Mwanamkasi and she is a businesswoman. Omari operates a bodaboda(motorcycle) from home to the market. He's worked in this business for 4 years. His primary customers are villagers. Omari's other source of income includes sales of milk. He describes his greatest business challenge to be price fluctuations and his highest monthly expense is food. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Omari will use the Kes 30,000 loan to purchase spare parts to service his motorcycle. Omari aspires to open a milk depot in the future. He joined Yehu because of its good public relations.

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
  • 841
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,022,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 82.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Omari buy spare parts for his motorcycle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2012
Mar 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012