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Michael is a 26-year-old married man. Michael operates a green grocery and sells his goods from home. He's worked in this business for one year. Michael was previously employed at Kiscol. His primary customers are villagers. He describes his greatest business challenge to be fluctuations of prices and his highest monthly expense is food. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.

Michael will use the KES 30,000 loan to add stock, i.e., buy cabbages, onions and tomatoes. Michael aspires to open a new kiosk in the future. He joined Yehu to access capital.

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
  • 372
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,310,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Michael to buy cabbages, onions and tomatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 22, 2012
Jul 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013