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Harrison is a married man and has ten children, all of whom left school because the family could not afford their school fees. Harrison owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. His largest monthly expense is food for the family.

For the past five years, Harrison has operated a business buying goats and selling them for meat at the market, to local neighbors and butcher operators. He faces major challenges of seasonality and high transportation costs in his place of operation.

With the loan that he is requesting, he wants to purchase five goats for resale. He decided to join Yehu to access loans in order 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
  • 367
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,299,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Harrison to purchase five goats for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 8, 2013
Apr 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014