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Mwanasha is a married woman with two children. One of her children attends school and one has graduated from school. Her greatest monthly expense is rent.

For the past two years, she has operated a business selling dried fish at the market to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of the high cost of transporting fish to her place of operation. She dreams of expanding her business in the future.

With the KSHS 15,000, she wants to purchase sacks of dried fish for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost 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
  • 1019
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,117,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 93.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Mwanasha to purchase sacks of dried fish for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2011
Aug 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012