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Ali is a hardworking man who lives in Msambweni, Kenya. He is married and has seven children, three of whom attend school.

For three years Ali has worked hard every day selling bread at the local market. His main clients are neighbors and passersby. Little by little he has gained his clients’ trust and affection. Through his business Ali is able to sustain his family. He has high expectations for growing it.

Ali is requesting a 50,000 KES loan from Yehu Microfinance Trust to expand his business. His investment plan is to continue selling bread but offering more items such as ice cream and yoghurt according to clients’ demands. By diversifying his merchandise he will improve his business.

Ali believes in the success of this plan due to a expected increase in customers. His qualities of determination and discipline will help his business flourish.

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
  • 562
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,721,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Ali to buy ice cream and yoghurt to sell along with his bread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 14, 2012
Jun 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013