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Mwembe is a 36-year-old married man who has been operating a cereal-selling business. He lives with his wife and four children in their own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Mwembe has been an entrepreneur for the last four years, selling as retail to the neighborhood. He is a dedicated man who strives to provide for his family. He is requesting this loan to buy sacks of dry maize and beans to sell. This will help him meet the demands of his clients, which have increased over the past few weeks.

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
  • 751
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,695,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Mwembe to buy sacks of dry maize and beans to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 7, 2012
Oct 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013