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Gwaya is a married man. He has 3 children, all of whom attend school. The family lives at their own house that has neither electricity, nor piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees for his children.

For the past 5 years, he has operated a goat meat business, selling to butcher men and neighbors. He faces a major challenge of seasonality in his business. Gwaya dreams of owning a butcher shop in the future.

With the KES 20,000.00 he wants to purchase more goats 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
  • 846
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,022,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 95.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Gwaya to purchase more goats for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 18, 2011
Sep 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2012