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Nicholas is a married man with seven children, four of whom attend school. Three have already graduated from school. He owns a house that has electricity and piped water. His greatest monthly expense is school fees for his children.

For the past eleven years, he has operated a retail shop, selling to his neighbours and passersby. He also operates a butcher shop, where he sells meat and roasts goat meat for customers. He faces a major challenge of price fluctuation in his business. He dreams of expanding to meet his customers' needs in the future.

With the 100,000 KES loan, he wants to purchase goat meat for his butcher shop. 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
  • 546
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 100.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Nicholas to purchase goat meat for his butcher shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2011
Oct 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013