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Athman is a married man who has three sons and three daughters. He lives in Tiribe, a small town in the coastal region of Kenya. For the last three years, Athman has been operating a motorcycle taxi, serving the community. It is a business he loves though he narrates that it is a risky business--especially operating on dark alleys.

In addition to this business, Athman has a retail shop run by his wife. They work well together; they normally share ideas. Athman is requesting a loan in the amount of Ksh 10,000 to buy spare parts for his motorcycle. In addition to this, he will also purchase bales of maize and wheat flour, sugar, and rice for his shop.

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
  • 564
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,708,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Athman to buy spare parts for his motorcycle and bales of flour, sugar, and rice for his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 22, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013