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Josphat is 54 years old, married, and has six children. He lives in the town of Kaloleni, a place that is known for being a commercial area and having people who are hardworking and responsible.
Josphat has a convenience store in his home where he sells basic grains, vegetables, sodas, juices, and sauces to his neighbors on a cash basis. His convenience store is located in his home and he has been in business for three years.
He will invest his loan in merchandise so that he can restock his store with basic home products like rice, beans, flour, sodas, etc. He is grateful for the hearts of Kiva lenders who provide assistance to people with limited resources so that they can earn a decent living and provide better living conditions for their families.

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
  • 365
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,273,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Josphat to restock his store with basic home products like rice, beans, flour, sodas, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2012
Oct 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013