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Salim is a married man with two children, both of whom attend school. He lives in a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

For the past 12 years, he has operated a business making fruits juices for sale and selling from home to his neighbours and passersby. He faces a major challenge of seasonality in his place of operation. Salim dreams of establishing another business in the future.

With the Kshs 30,000, he wants to purchase a new cooler box to store fruit juices for sale. 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
  • 676
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,779,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Salim to purchase a new cooler box to store fruit juices for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2012
May 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013