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Meswaleh is married and has two children and they live in Likoni. Meswaleh has had a clothing sales business for more than 7 years in a strategically located spot in Likoni. She sells assorted articles of clothing like shirts, t-shirts, pants, sandals, and belts for cash and on credit. Thanks to her sacrifice, she’s getting ahead and also helping her husband with everyday expenses.

She’s asking for the loan to increase her stock of clothing because sales always increase starting mid-year and she wants to be prepared in the best way possible to provide her customers with quality and a variety of national and imported clothes.

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
  • 608
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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 $500 helped Meswaleh to buy clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2012
Jul 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013