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Mapenzi is a hardworking entrepreneur who has a fish vending business in Mombasa, Kenya.

She is borrowing 20,000 KES through Yehu Microfinance to buy more fish to sell in her fish vending business. Mapenzi has been in this business for 3 years. Mapenzi earns additional income from her vegetable stall.

Mapenzi has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts, with the help of the loans from Yehu Microfinance. She dreams to save money to expand her business in the future.

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
  • 610
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,761,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mapenzi to buy more fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 4, 2012
Dec 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013