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Nyamvula
Nyamvula is a widowed woman living with her eleven children. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

She has operated a charcoal selling business. She sells from home to her neighbours and passersby. She faces a major challenge of the high cost of transportation. Nyamvula dreams of expanding her business to be a wholesale supplier of charcoal in the village.

With the Kshs 30,000, she wants to purchase bundles of charcoal to sell. She decided to join to 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.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 636
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $40,262,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Nyamvula to purchase bundles of charcoal to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 12, 2013
Listed
Oct 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2014