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Mwanakombo has her sewing shop in Tiribe, Mombasa where she works hard each day to be able to fulfill the orders of all her customers.

She is applying to Yehu Microfinance Trust and to Kiva for the loan, to be able to buy different fabrics and some materials she urgently needs in order to meet her customers' demands.

Mwanakombo defines herself as a very hard-working and enterprising person who wishes to be able to work, and in that way, keep helping her family through her work.

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
  • 855
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,924,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Mwanakombo to buy different fabrics and other materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013