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John
John is a 54-year- old married man with two children who are working. His wife, Kanini, is a farmer who contributes to the provision of the family's basic needs. He owns a house with neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food for his family.

John has operated a cafe for the past 30 years. His potential clients are the local area villagers. He faces a major challenge of competition from other cafe operators. He dreams of expanding his business.

With the KES 40,000 he wants to purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour, sugar, tea leaves and cooking oil. He decided to join Yehu to access funds to expand 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
  • 710
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,250,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 93.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped John to purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour, sugar, tea leaves and cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 1, 2011
Listed
Nov 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012