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Kwekwe

Update on Kwekwe

Kwekwe gives thanks for her previous Kiva loan that improved her living standards. She is requesting a loan of ksh 40,000 to purchase fruits, onions, tomatoes, vegetables, and potatoes for resale. Her previous loan enabled her to expand her business and earn a higher income. She thanks Yehu for their financial support.

Previous Loan Details

Kwekwe is a business-lady with two children. She has been in business for one year and works very hard in order to support her children on her own. Kwekwe was previously involved in a farming business, and Yehu Microfinance has helped her to develop a saving ethic. She hopes to have a large g... More from Kwekwe's previous loan »

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 1025
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,108,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 86.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Kwekwe to purchase onions, tomatoes, vegetables, and potatoes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 7, 2013
Listed
Dec 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 25, 2014