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Jimmy is single and lives in a rental house that has electricity and piped water. His business is well organized. He starts at 7 am and works until 8 pm every day. He has one year of experience.

Jimmy has requested a loan from Kiva partner Yehu Microfinance in order to buy more clothes for resale. With the profit from this loan, Jimmy will expand his business to a large stall in the future.

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
  • 722
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Jimmy to purchase bales of clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 22, 2012
Sep 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013