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Mwatime has been engaged in coconut selling for 10 years. She is a 43-year-old married woman and has five children. She started her business with very little capital; thanks to her efforts and determination, she can now buy coconuts in large quantity. She sells them door-to-door.

She wants to increase her business and have more income from it so that she can open a retail shop. Mwatime is asking for 30,000 KES to buy more sacks of coconuts for sell.

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
  • 709
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,827,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.9
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Mwatime to buy more sacks of coconuts for sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 14, 2012
Dec 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013