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Update on Nadzuwa

Nadzuwa appreciates her previous loan that enabled her to get profits she used to open up a fish-selling business. Apart from the retail shop, Nadzuwa prepares fried fish and sells it to her customers.

She is requesting a loan of KES 35,000 to purchase more stock of fish, cooking oil, and charcoal for her business. She appreciates Kiva and Yehu for their financial support.

Previous Loan Details

Nadzuwa, 25, is a hardworking and resolute woman with a strong desire to advance in life. Her partner is Ali, the father of her single child. She sells consumer products in a retail shop. She buys the products from a nearby town and her main customers are her relatives and friends. She has achie... More from Nadzuwa'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
  • 612
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $44,775,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Nadzuwa to purchase more stock of fish, cooking oil, and charcoal for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2014
Jan 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2015