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Mwanamoto is a widow and has four children. She lives in the suburban area of Likoni. She works selling fresh water from her home. In addition, she owns a rental house which earns her approximately 15,000 KES per month. She is requesting a loan in order to repair her rental house. Mwanamoto plans to buy cement and sand. This loan will help her improve the condition of her rental house, so that her tenants will be more comfortable.

Mwanamoto hopes in the future to work more and increase her profits in order to live better. Mwanamoto appreciates Kiva's support very much!

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
  • 727
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,802,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Mwanamoto to buy cement and sand to repair her rental house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 5, 2012
Oct 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013