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Shabaan is 29 years old. He is married and resides with his seven children in Samburu Coastal Province, Kenya. He has been running a business of purchasing groundnuts to resell for more than three years.

In order to improve his business, Shabaan is requesting a loan of 50,000 to purchase more groundnuts to resell. By doing so, he can earn more profits to support his family.

In the future, he would like to use the profits to expand the business and help his children attend school. Moreover, he hopes to build a new house as soon as possible.

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
  • 408
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Shaaban to purchase groundnuts for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2012
Jul 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013