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Fred, who makes a living by selling fruit and vegetables in a grocery store, is married to a single wife with three children, all of whom are in school. He learned the sales business from a very young age with his mother, and already has over four years of experience with which he has managed to support his family.

He asks for a loan in order to buy more stock of fruit and vegetables. His aspiration is to stabilize the financial situation of his family through increased sales. They live in a rental house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Fred is a very kind and jovial person as his customers describe him. He is working hard to keep his children moving on with their studies.

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
  • 792
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,847,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Fred to buy more fruit and vegetables to stock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 22, 2012
Jul 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013