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Mwanatumu is a married woman with six children, all of whom are grown ups. She owns a house that has piped water but not electricity. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

For the past three years, Mwanatumu has operated a boda boda (motorcycle) business. Her potential customers are neighboring community members. Mwanatumu dreams of expanding and purchasing a car for a taxi business in the future.

With the loan for Kshs 80,000 that she is requesting, Mwanatumu wants to purchase a new motorcycle for her business. She decided to work with Yehu Microfinance to access loans to boost 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
  • 529
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Mwanatumu purchase a new motorcycle for her transport business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2011
Mar 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012