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Mwanamisi
Mwanamisi is a married woman. She has 3 children and all are enrolled in school. Mwanamisi operates a firewood selling business and sells her goods from home. She's worked in this business for 3 years. Her primary customers are her neighbors and passersby. She describes her greatest business challenge to be seasonality, and her highest monthly expenses are food and school fees. She owns a house that has electricity but no piped water. Mwanamisi will use the Kes 40,000 loan to purchase 2 carts of firewood for resale. Mwanamisi 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
  • 607
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $39,245,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 82.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Mwanamisi to purchase 2 carts of firewood for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 31, 2012
Listed
Feb 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2013