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Chidanga is a married man with school-going children. He owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are 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 neighbors. He faces a major challenge of seasonality and high cost of transportation in his place of operation.

With the loan that he is requesting, he wants to buy bags of wheat flour, rice, sugar, cooking fat and maize flour. 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
  • 403
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,337,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Chidanga to buy bags of wheat flour, rice, sugar, cooking fat and maize flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2013
Apr 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014