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Nimote has been a merchant for more than 10 years. She has a store and butcher shop at the market in Mwambalazi. She is a widow and has seven children. All of them are adults now and independent.

She says she started at the bottom and had to suffer a lot to get ahead. She's requesting this loan to invest in buying animals to butcher and sell in her butcher shop. This way she'll be able to continue filling her customers' orders.

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
  • 728
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,743,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Nimote to buy animals to butcher and sell in her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 19, 2013
May 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013