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Mwanalima is from Likoni, Mombasa. She is married and has eight children; six attend school while two are adults and work independently. Mwanalima's business is buying and selling vegetables. She makes her sales to a neighboring community and in Likoni town market. She tells us that she has an established customer base which helps her to make a very good income and thereby help her family.

Mwanalima is requesting a loan to buy vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers, onions, etc. She tells us that this will enable her to stock up and have a larger variety of products to offer her customers.

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
  • 828
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $46,969,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Mwanalima to buy vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers, onions, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 13, 2012
Jul 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013