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Mwanakombo, 26, describes herself as a cheerful and friendly person, but someone who does not like things that are unfair. She lives with her husband and children in Likoni in the province of Coast.

Mwanakombo sells charcoal. In addition, she operates a green grocery selling a variety of fruits and vegetables. The business has allowed her to help her husband cover expenses related to their children's education and to the various household needs. This is her fourth experience with Yehu. She plans to use the loan to buy sacks of charcoal to continue with her sales business.

Her goal is for her children to finish their education.

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
  • 712
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Mwanakombo to buy sacks of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 16, 2012
Nov 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013