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Mwanamisi
Mwanamisi is a married woman with four children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

For the past three years, she has operated a potatoes and water vending business. Her potential customers are neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of the high cost of purchasing potatoes and seasonality in her business. She dreams of expanding her business in the future.

With the 20,000 Kenyan shillings, she wants to purchase sacks of potatoes and cooking fat oil. 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
  • 808
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,367,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 92.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Mwanamisi to purchase sacks of potatoes and cooking fat oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 15, 2011
Listed
Aug 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012