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Gwede is a 24 years old single man who lives in a rental house with electricity and piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food for himself and house rent.

Gwede has operated a tailoring business for the past 3 years, his potential clients are the local area residents. He faces a major challenge of rising commodity prices in the market. He dreams of expanding his business.

With the Kshs 30,000, he wants to purchase fabrics and embroideries for his business. He decided to join Yehu to access capital to expand 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
  • 437
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 90.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Gwede to purchase fabrics and embroideries for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 25, 2011
Dec 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012