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Matano is a married man with 8 children. He owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

For the past one year, he has operated a goat meat business, selling goats from home to butcher operators. He cites seasonality as his major challenge in the business.

He is requesting a loan for Kshs 25,000 to help him to purchase 6 goats for sale to earn a living. He dreams of having a wholesale shop in the near future.

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
  • 370
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,260,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Matano to purchase 6 goats for sale to earn a living.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2013
Jul 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014