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Mwanza is a married man. He has children who attend school. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are for food and school fees. He has operated a motorcycle transport business from door to door, where passersby and town dwellers are his potential customers. He faces a challenge of seasonality, especially during the rainy season, when it becomes difficult to operate his business. With the KES 50,000 loan, he wants to buy spare parts for his motorcycle. He joined Yehu to access loans to boost his business.

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
  • $44,862,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Mwanza to buy spare parts for his motorcycle, which he uses in his transport business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014