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Twahili is from Tiribe, Mombasa, which is in Kenya. He is 36 years old and lives with his wife Mwanalima. He works selling fruits and vegetables in a little shed at the entrance to the city.

With sacrifice and dedication, Twahili has managed to get his four children ahead, with the help of his wife. He is a very hardworking man. He says he always has worked and he is not afraid of challenges. His goal is to be able to continue growing and have a bigger shed to continue helping his family and his wife.

Twahili is coming to Yehu Microfinance and to Kiva to buy vegetables such as tomatoes, green peppers, carrots, and onions as well as seasonal fruit to be able to supply his business customers with top-quality products.

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
  • 1000
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,091,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Twahili to buy tomatoes, green peppers, carrots, onions, and seasonal fruit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 29, 2012
Jul 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012