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Rashid is a married man who has been blessed with one child. He lives at his own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food.

Rashid operates a charcoal and coconut selling business, selling at the market to his neighbours and villagers. His greatest monthly challenge is high cost of transportation.

He wants to purchase more sacks of charcoal and coconut for resale. He joined Yehu 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
  • 425
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Rashid to purchase more sacks of charcoal and coconut for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 28, 2014
Jun 10, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2015