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Kurera
Kurera is married with three children, all of whom attend school. He lives in a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past three years, Kurera has operated a barber shop business, working in a shop and serving his neighbours and passers-by. He faces a major challenge of power shortages in his business. Kurera dreams of expanding his business to meet his customers' needs.
With his loan of 40,000 KES he wants to purchase an electric razor for his business. He decided to join Kiva partner 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
  • 855
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,924,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Kurera to purchase an electric razor for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 30, 2012
Listed
May 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013