Update on MlaaMlaa has operated a retail shop in her home for the past years, selling household consumables like wheat flour and maize flour to her neighbours. She faces a challenge of delayed payments by debtors in her business. Mlaa dreams of expanding to a wholesale shop in the future. She said she appreciates the previous Kiva loan, which boosted her business.
With the KES 50,000 from this new loan, she wants to purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour, and cooking oil.
Previous Loan DetailsMlaa is a single mother of six children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees. For the past year, she has operated a retail shop, selling household consumables such as maize flour, wheat... More from Mlaa's previous loan »
About Yehu Microfinance TrustThis 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
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid
- Repayment Term
- 14 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Mar 25, 2013
- Apr 17, 2013
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Apr 16, 2014
Photo from previous loan
Kiva allows our Field Partners to re-use the same photo for individual borrowers that have been posted on Kiva's website once before in a 24 month period, and we allow them to re-use group photos for up to 24 months, provided that 80% of the current group's membership is represented.
Taking, collecting, and uploading photos of borrowers is one of the most challenging elements of using Kiva for our Field Partners. In order to make Kiva easier for Field Partners to use, we have allowed them to post successive and concurrent loans without taking a new photo of the borrower if the criteria above are met.