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Juma is a 26-year-old married man with 1 child who is enrolled in school. He owns a house with neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food for his family and school fees for his children.

Juma has operated as a carpenter for the past 3 years; his potential clients are local villagers. He faces a major challenge of seasonality. He dreams of establishing a workshop in the future.

With the Kshs 20,000 he wants to purchase timber, nails and sandpaper for his business. 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
  • 598
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,761,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Juma to purchase timber, nails and sandpaper for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012