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Total loan: $500
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Mwanamisi

Kenya
Msambweni, Kenya / Weaving

A loan of $500 helped to purchase additional coconut fronds for making roofing materials.


Mwanamisi's story

Mwanamisi is a married woman with 3 children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.

For the past five years, she has operated a weaving business. She uses coconut fronds to make roofing materials to sell from her home to her customers. She faces a major challenge of high transport expenses and seasonality. She dreams of starting a shop.

With the Kshs. 40,000 she wants to purchase additional coconut fronds and increase her products. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to uplift her living standards.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: April 19, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: April 19, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Yehu Microfinance Trust