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This borrower is married with four children who all attend school. She owns a house with electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

She has been operating her open-air food sales business for the last two years, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby. She faces the major challenge of high transport costs in her business.

With the Kshs 30,000, she wants to purchase rice, maize flour and wheat flour. She hopes that she will be able to make more profit and open a restaurant in the future.

Her major aim of working with Yehu is to obtain a loan to improve her 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
  • 1029
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,094,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 81.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Mwanamisi to purchase rice, maize flour and wheat flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 20, 2010
Sep 13, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011