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Mwanaisha is a widowed mother and has adult children. She lives in her own home with her family. Despite her advanced age, she has been engaged in operating her business selling cashew nuts. She sells at the market. Mwanaisha is a very hardworking old woman who is among the few who can strive to provide for themselves at her age. Thanks for her efforts. However, she tells us that her capital is not enough to expand her business, and that's why she turned to Yehu to request a loan so as to buy more stock of cashew nuts for resale. This way she will continue to cover her expenses. Her children also contribute to her livelihood.

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
  • 472
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 84.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Mwanaisha to buy more stock of cashew nuts for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 17, 2012
Sep 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013