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Mwanasiti is a married woman with three children who are adults. She owns a house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food.

For the past 10 years, she has operated a clothes-selling business, selling second hand clothes for both men and women door-to-door. She cites stiff competition as her major challenge in the business.

Mwanasiti is requesting a loan to purchase bales of clothes for resale. She joined Yehu to boast 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
  • 821
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $43,872,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.1
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Mwanasiti to purchase bales of clothes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 8, 2014
May 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015