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Mwanasha is an enterprising woman and she runs a food stall which is her source of income for herself and to provide for her family. She is 27 and married with three children. She works in her food stall every day of the week, and she can count on a good number of customers who choose her for the quality of the food she sells.

She is requesting a loan to invest it in the purchase of cooking oil, sacks of charcoal, and meat, helping Mwanasha in preserving the influx rate of her customers. This loan will give her the economic resources she needs to stock up her inventory, thus granting her a better profitability.

She wants her activity to grow, as this will provide her with more profit for herself and for her family; she hopes to have a good experience with the current credit and to be able to improve her standard of living.

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
  • 827
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,872,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Mwanasha to purchase cooking oil, sacks of charcoal, and meat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 27, 2012
Jul 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013