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Nyamvula is a married woman with two children; one attends school while the other one is still too young for school. She lives at a rental house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.

For the past ten years, she has operated a restaurant business. Her potential customers are the neighboring community members. Nyamvula dreams of establishing real estate (rental) houses in the future.

With the Kshs 40,000 she wants to purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour, sugar and cooking fat. She decided to join Yehu 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
  • 534
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 94.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Nyamvula to purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour, sugar and cooking fat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 19, 2011
Sep 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012