Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Mwanasha is a 51-year-old married woman with 2 children who are grownups. She owns a house with neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for her family.

Mwanasha has operated a dry fish selling business for the past 10 years. Her potential clients are the local area villagers. She faces a major challenge of seasonality. She dreams of expanding her business.

With the Kshs 40,000 she wants to purchase more stocks of dry fish for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to expand 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
  • 365
    View loans »
    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,273,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Mwanasha to purchase more stocks of dry fish for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2012
Jan 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013