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Mwanasha is a 52-year-old divorced woman with seven children, of whom one is enrolled in school. She lives in her own house with neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and medical bills for her family.

Mwanasha has operated a cafe for the past 6 years, selling food to the general public. She faces a major challenge of seasonality. She aspires to own a bigger restaurant.

With this loan of 20,000 Kenya shillings (KES), she wants to purchase additional stock of wheat flour, maize flour, and cooking oil. She decided to join Yehu to access funds 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
  • 1063
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,240,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mwanasha to buy additional stock of wheat flour, maize flour, and cooking oil for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2012
May 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013