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Total loan: $250
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Mwenda

Kenya
Kisauni, Kenya / Retail

A loan of $250 helped to purchase bundles of wheat flour, detergents, cooking fat oil.


Mwenda's story

Mwenda is a 26-year-old married woman. She has 3 children and all 3 are enrolled in school. Her husband's name is Karisa and he works as a tailor.

Mwenda operates a retail shop business and sells her goods in the shop. She's worked in this business for 2 years and was previously employed as a farmer. Her primary customers are neighbours and passersby. She describes her greatest business challenge to be seasonality and her highest monthly expense is food for the family. She rents a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Mwenda will use the Kes 20000 loan to purchase bundles of wheat flour, detergents, and cooking fat oil. Mwenda aspires to establish a retail shop business in the future. She joined Yehu to access capital.



Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: February 10, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: February 10, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust