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Mwanasha
Mwanasha is a married woman with four children, all of whom attend school. She lives in her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

For the past ten years, she has operated a retail shop business, selling to her neighbors and passersby. She mentioned seasonality as her major challenge. Mwanasha dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.

With the Kshs 50,000 she wants to purchase soap, wheat flour, bread, milk, soft drinks, rice, beans, and cooking oil for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her 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.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 891
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,902,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Mwanasha to purchase soap, wheat flour, bread, milk, soft drinks, rice, beans, and cooking oil for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 30, 2013
Listed
Oct 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 20, 2014