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Mwanamisi
Because of her spirit of self-improvement and her desire to prosper, Mwanamisi has been selling fruits and green vegetables for two years. She had to start at a very young age to help with the costs of running a home. Her business is in one of the local markets. Mwanamisi works ten hours a day, selling products such as watermelons, bananas, papaya, mangos, melons, coconut and green vegetables. She is glad to do this job as this has been her and her children's lives. Her dream is to provide a better future for her children. Her aim for the loan is to invest it in working capital and stock up her business so that, in the not-too-distant future, she can have a higher income. Mwanamisi thanks Kiva investors for the help they provide to people with little resources so that they can have decent jobs.

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
  • 954
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $41,080,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mwanamisi to invest in working capital and to stock her fruit-selling business with fruits such as watermelons, bananas, papaya, mangos, melons, coconut and green vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 22, 2013
Listed
Mar 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014