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Mwahanje is 48 years of age. He lives with his wife and seven children in a neighborhood on the outskirts of Mombasa, Kenya. For the past 3 years he has worked selling vegetables and fruits from his home, where he has a small extension. He sells tomatoes, potatoes, onions, cabbages, kales, carrots and other products. His wife is also involved in food vending, selling dumplings.

Mwahanje has requested a loan of 30,000 KES, which he will use to buy more vegetables and fruits to supply his business and have higher sales. With this investment he will ensure availability of products to continue selling, as well as to cover his household expenses. In the future, Mwahanje would like to save to make improvements to his home.

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
  • 868
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,991,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Mwahanje buy vegetables and fruits to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 7, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013