A loan of $375 helped to buy construction materials for building a house.


Mbaruku's story

Mbaruku, a 55-year-old married father of four children who all attend school, lives in Msambweni district. He and his wife have been earning a living buying fish for resale.



This will be Mbaruku's fourth loan with Kiva's field partner, Yehu Microfinance, which he will use to buy construction materials such as cement, bricks, sand, wood, etc. for his house construction. His previous loans have improved his living conditions, and this one will enable him to have a decent house to live in.



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