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Mwadiga
Mwadiga is a married man with seven children, three of whom attend school while four have already graduated. He owns a house that has electricity and piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

He operates a retail shop selling sugar, wheat flour, cooking oil and maize flour. His potential customers are the local residents. Mwadiga faces a challenge of transportation. He incurs a high cost while transporting goods from the market to the shop for resale. He hopes to open a wholesale shop in the future.

With the Kshs 40,000, he wants to purchase more stock of wheat flour and maize flour for resale. Mwadiga decided to join Yehu to gain knowledge of business operations and to get loans 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
  • 385
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $38,138,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 80.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $500 helped Mwadiga to purchase wheat flour and maize flour for his retail shop.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 8, 2010
Listed
Oct 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2011