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Mjeni is married, and leaves in Tiribe, Kenya. She is a good entrepreneur, and for three years she has owned her own business. She has operated a palm leaves for roof thatch selling business for the past three years.

Today her dreams continue to grow and her goals are to continue increasing her income. She plans to establish a retail shop business and expand to a wholesale shop and to be very successful.

Her market is growing and so is the amount of capital that she needs to continue providing the products her customers demand. This will be her first loan from Yehu Microfinance Trust. She will use it to buy bundles of palm leaves that she will promote in her business with special discounts. She wants to offer great prices to her customers so that she can continue earning their loyalty, and this is why she will be successful in investing her Credit Kiva loan in 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
  • 550
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,761,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mjeni to buy bundles of palm leaves.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 13, 2012
Jul 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013