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Mwanamisi
Mwanamisi is a married woman with four children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

For the past four years, she has operated a grocery shop business, selling at retail to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of transportation and seasonality in her place of operation. Mwanamisi dreams of expanding her business to meet her customers' needs in the future.

With the KSHS 40,000, she wants to purchase green grocery items 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
  • 571
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $39,222,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Mwanamisi to purchase green grocery items to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 1, 2011
Listed
Sep 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012