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Dedan is a single man who lives in a rental house that has electricity and piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food.

He has operated his internet cafe shop offering play station and internet services for over three months. Dedan faces the major challenge of seasonality. Students are his cafe's main customers. His business high season is when schools are out for holidays and his low season occurs when students have resumed classes. Dedan hopes to operate a music studio in the future.

With the Kshs 40,000 he wants to purchase a central processing unit for a computer. Dedan decided to work with Yehu because of its close proximity to his internet cafe.

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
  • 709
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Dedan to purchase a central processing unit for a computer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 28, 2010
Oct 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2011