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Christopher, age 48 years old, is married and has seven children. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food for the family and school fees for the children.

For the past ten years, he has operated a butchery business. He sells meat to his neighbors and passersby. His major challenge in the business is seasonality and transportation of the animals to his place of work.

With the Ksh 15,000 he wants to purchase a new weighing machine for his business. He decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost his business and improve his living standards.

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
  • 759
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,830,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Christopher to purchase a new weighing machine for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2013
May 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014