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Mwanamisi
Mwanamisi is a married woman with eight school-going children. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

For the past ten years, she has operated a shop kiosk business, selling to her neighbours and passersby. She mentioned seasonality and theft as her major challenges. She dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.

With the loan, she wants to purchase cooking oil, wheat flour, bread, and maize flour for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.

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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.

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About Kenya

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 847
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $42,385,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.5
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $575 helped Mwanamisi to purchase cooking oil, wheat flour, bread, and maize flour for resale.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 4, 2014
Listed
Jun 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2015