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James has been selling home products such as perfumes, utensils, and basins for the past 4 years. He sells at the market in an open air. James is 32, and he is married with a 2-year-old son. His wife Nadzua works as a tailor.

James is an aggressive person who finds ways to progress in life. He is asking for this loan in order to buy more stock of household items such as glasses, cups, and jugs in order to provide a greater variety of products in his business. This will improve his customer service.

In the future, James hopes to expand his merchandise so as to sale more products. He also aims at establishing a store to stock his inventory.

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
  • 609
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,775,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped James to buy more stock of household items such as glasses, cups, and jugs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2012
Jul 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013