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Nyamvula

Update on Nyamvula

Nyamvula is taking out another loan to start a new business. She wants to open a grocery store in her home. Thanks to her efforts and the previous loan, she was helped to have a good harvest. Nyamvula intends to use this loan to buy stock of flour, cooking oil, rice, beans and medicines. At the same time, she intends to purchase more planting materials for her farming activities.

Previous Loan Details

Nyamvula is a married woman with five children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees for her children. For the past two years, she has operated a farming business, selling green vegetables as whole... More from Nyamvula's previous loan »

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 937
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $41,080,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Nyamvula to buy stock of flour, cooking oil, rice, beans, medicines and planting materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 23, 2012
Listed
Dec 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Nyamvula. It was first posted on Kiva on Sep, 2011. Learn More