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Mutuku is married with three children between 3 and 6 years old. He lives in a rental house that has piped water but not electricity. His greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

For the past three years, he has operated a shoe-making business, where he sells at retail to his neighbors. Mutuku dreams of expanding his business and establishing another outlet in the future. With the loan he is requesting, he wants to purchase thread for making shoes. He joined Yehu to access financial services.

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
  • 531
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mutuku to purchase thread for making shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 11, 2012
May 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013