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40 year old Nyamvula is a resident of Tiribe, Kenya. She is married and has six children between preparatory school and class eight. Nyamvula operates a cereal store where she sells maize. Other sources of income are from earnings from her husband. She is a very industrious woman who is enterprising and a risk taker.

Nyamvula is asking for a loan to buy stock of maize for sale. She hopes that with additional capital, she can continue to make better profits from her business.

She dreams of opening a wholesale store in the future for selling cereals. She also does farming over the weekends and her class eight son helps her in selling in her store.

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
  • 596
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,786,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Nyamvula to buy stock of maize for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 7, 2012
Jul 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013