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Said is 46 years old and lives with his life partner and their three children. He is a hard-working person who has been selling fresh fruits for the past 20 years. Said owns a house that has both electricity and piped water. His spouse is a businesswoman. He says the perishable and seasonal nature of his products are the major drawbacks of his business. Said is working hard to educate his children, all of whom are still in primary school.

Said is requesting a loan from Yehu to buy fruit, such as mangoes and oranges. He sells his fruit in one of the municipal markets. He would like to carry out this work with diligence so that he can improve the family's quality of life. He says that this will give him a more comfortable home for his young ones.

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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
  • 809
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,022,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Said to buy more fruit, such as mangoes and oranges, to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 27, 2012
Jul 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013