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Mwamure lives in Tiribe, Kenya. He is married and has three children, two of whom attend school. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

He has been operating a meat goat business, selling to his neighbors and passersby. He faces the major challenges of stiff competition and the high cost of goats. He dreams of establishing a wholesale shop, in the future.

He has requested a loan of KES 30,000. He will use it to purchase more goats, for production of meat to sell to his customers. He joined Yehu because of its responsiveness to customer needs.

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
  • 606
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,775,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Mwamure to purchase more goats, for production of meat to sell to his customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2013
Apr 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014