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Ali is a married man with four children, all of whom still attend school and are under his care. They live at their own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

He operates a business of rearing dairy cows and selling their products; he also does crop farming, where he sells products at the market to town dwellers and neighbors. He cites his major challenge to be the high rate of his livestock getting sick, which is affected by seasons.

With the loan he is requesting, he wants to purchase seeds for farming and also buy medicine for his dairy cows.

He decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost his business.

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
  • 832
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $46,969,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Ali to purchase seeds for farming and medicine for his dairy cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2013
Jul 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014