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Mishi is 32 years old, in a common-law relationship with her husband, and has six children. She and her family reside in a rural community in the town of Msambweni, Coast Province.

Mishi has been selling food products and groceries for more than five years. She sells basic grains, soft drinks, hygiene and cleaning products, flour, and snack foods.

At the moment, she is requesting a loan in the amount of 50,000 KES so that she can purchase detergents, flour, dairy products, sugar, toilet paper, and soft drinks. She says that if her business is well-stocked, she will gain more customers and increase her earnings. Her goal is to expand her shop and offer more products to her customers.

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
  • 1031
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,108,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Mishi to buy detergent, flour, dairy products, sugar, toilet paper, and soft drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2012
Nov 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013