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Mwanahamisi is married and from Likoni. She is blessed with seven children. Mwanahamisi is very hardworking and has her own food stall in downtown Mombasa. Her business started out with little capital that, added with the good customer service she provides, has led to its growth.

She requests a loan to buy supplies for her store at wholesale to meet customer demands, which will increase sales and as a result, increase her income. She wants to buy items such as cashew nuts, baked goods, condiments, spices, soft drinks, meat products, etc.

She is grateful for the opportunity she’s getting because it will be of much help for her to continue growing.

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
  • 606
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,775,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mwanahamisi to buy cashew nuts, baked goods, condiments, spices, soft drinks, and meat products for her food stall.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2013
Feb 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014