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Juma is married and has five children, all of whom attend school. His wife is a housewife, and she supports him in taking care of the kids. They live in their own house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Juma has operated a coconut-selling business for the past ten years, selling from home to his neighbours and passersby. In addition, he also sells farm products which is another source of livelihood.

With this loan, he wants to purchase 10 sacks of coconuts and pay for labour for resale. He decided to join 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
  • 870
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,924,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Juma to purchase 10 sacks of coconuts and pay for labour for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 29, 2013
Apr 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014