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Timothy lives with his wife in a very humble abode of his own. He is an enterprising person who very much wants to get ahead. He is involved in the tailoring business. He is well known in the area where he lives for being very cheerful, optimistic, and hardworking.

Timothy needs to stock up on sewing supplies. He also needs to make some changes to his sewing machine, among other things, which is why he’s asking Yehu for a loan to invest in his business. He will use the loan to buy supplies such as fabric at cost, needles, and spare parts like bobbins and blades, which help to fine-tune his work so he may get ahead as entrepreneur.

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
  • 500
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Timothy to buy fabric, needles, and spare parts such as bobbins and blades.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2012
Oct 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013