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Nicholas is married and has two children who are not yet enrolled in school. He lives in his own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Food is his greatest monthly expense.

For the last 6 years, Nicholas has been selling charcoal to neighbors and people on transit. He sells fuel as his side business. Nicholas plans to use this KES 50,000 loan to purchase sacks of charcoal. He dreams of owning a rental house in the future. Nicholas joined 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
  • 946
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,867,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Nicholas to purchase sacks of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 11, 2012
Jun 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013