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Gideon is 36-years-old and lives in the town of Kaloleni in the coastal region of Kenya. He is single and has no children. For the past nine years, Gideon has been working hard to manage his retail shop where he sells rice, biscuits, soda, flour, etc.

To help expand his business, Gideon has requested a loan of 20,000 Kenyan Shillings from Yehu. The loan will be used to buy more cooking fat, rice, flour and other goods for his business and will help him to generate greater profits and allow him to buy more goods to sell. Gideon hopes that in the future he will be able to sell more quality products and open another retail shop.

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
  • 903
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $46,969,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Gideon to buy more cooking fat, rice, flour and other goods for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 17, 2012
Sep 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013