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Mwanasha

Update on Mwanasha

Mwanasha is appreciative for her previous Kiva loan which improved her living standards. She still operates a food stall business. She is requesting a loan of 50,000 KES to purchase wheat flour, cooking oil, and cashew nuts for her business. Mwanasha's previous loan enabled her to expand her business and earn a higher income. She thanks Yehu for their financial support.

Previous Loan Details

Mwanasha is taking out a new loan to improve her existing business. She is grateful to Kiva lenders for recognizing her as one of the needy people who require such help. She was able to increase her sales through her past loan. Mwanasha will use this loan to buy more ingredients such as sugar,… More from Mwanasha'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
  • 350
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $38,138,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Mwanasha to purchase wheat flour, cooking oil, and cashew nuts for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jan 28, 2014
Listed
Jan 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2015