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Joseph is married and has nine kids who attend school. 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 ten years, he has operated a goat meat business. His potential customers are butcher operators. In addition, he also operates a crop farming business which is another source of income. His major challenges are high costs of transportation to his place of operation.

With the 30,000 KES, he wants to purchase nine goats for meat resale. He decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost his business and improve his living standards.

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
  • 83.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Joseph to purchase nine goats for meat resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2013
May 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014