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Mwanajuma is married and has six children who attend school. She operates a coconuts selling business and sells her goods at the market. She has worked in this business for 10 years. Her primary customers are the local are residents.

Mwanajuma is requesting a loan for 25,000 KES, which she will use to purchase more coconuts to sell. She describes her greatest business challenge to be seasonality. Her highest monthly expense is food. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Mwanajuma aspires to expand her business in the future. She joined Yehu to access funds to expand 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
  • 602
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,761,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 82.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Mwanajuma to purchase coconuts to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 19, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013