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Mrichwa is 63 years old. For more than 10 years, she has been selling fruits and vegetables, which she buys at the market. At 7 am, she takes her children to the bus stop and then goes to sell her products in the businesses of her neighborhood.

She will use the loan to buy a larger amount of fruit and vegetables. She thanks Kiva lenders and Kiva's partner, Yehu Microfinance, for this opportunity.

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
  • 948
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,867,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mrichwa to buy a larger amount of fruits and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014