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Bonface is a married man with four children; two attend school while two have graduated from school. He owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

For the past four years, he has operated a farming business, planting vegetables and selling them at the market to his neighbours and passersby. He faces a major challenge of crop pest infections in vegetables. He dreams of irrigating his farm and employing workers in the future.

With the Kshs 40,000 he wants to purchase seedlings to grow vegetables and purchase a Money Maker (KickStart irrigation pump). 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
  • 788
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 93.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Bonface to purchase seedlings to grow vegetables and purchase a money maker (KickStart irrigation pump).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 14, 2011
Aug 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012