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Jackson, is a 37 year old married man who has four school going children. He owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food and school fees for the family.

For the past three years, he has operated a business of buying and selling livestock; selling at the market to local neighbours. He faces a major challenge of seasonality and the high cost of transportation in his place of operation.

With the loan, that he is requesting, he wants to purchase goats and cows for resale. He decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost his business.

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
  • 434
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Jackson to purchase goats and cows for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2013
Apr 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014