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Mwero is a 31-year-old married man with two children who attend school. His wife is a businesswoman who contributes to the provision of basic family needs. He owns a house, which does not have electricity or piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food for his family.

Mwero has operated a retail shop for the past three years. His customers are the local villagers. He faces a major challenge of transport. With a loan of KES 25,000, he wants to purchase stocks of maize flour, wheat flour, rice and soap for his shop. He dreams of expanding his business to a wholesale shop in the future. He decided to join Yehu to access loans so he can expand his 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
  • 428
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 90.2
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Mwero to purchase stocks of maize flour, wheat flour, rice and soap for his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 18, 2011
Nov 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012