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Mwanakombo is a married woman. She has 1 child. Mwanakombo operates a charcoal selling business and sells her goods from home. She's worked in this business for 6 months. Her primary customers are her neighbors and passersby. She describes her greatest business challenges to be seasonality and insecurity. Her highest monthly expense is food. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Mwanakombo will use the 20,000 KES loan to purchase more sacks of charcoal for resale. Mwanakombo aspires to expand her business in the future. She joined Yehu because it offers quality financial services.

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
  • 831
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,925,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 82.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mwanakombo to purchase more sacks of charcoal for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 31, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013