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Mwanakombo is a married woman. She has five children who are all enrolled in school. Her husband works as a businessman. Mwanakombo operates a clothes selling business. She not only stocks clothes, but also other types of beauty products and cosmetics. She's worked in this business for eight years. Her primary customers are the general public. She describes her greatest business challenge to be seasonality and her highest monthly expenses are food and school fees. She owns a house that has both electricity and piped water. Mwanakombo will use the 80,000 Kenyan Shilling (KES) loan to buying more bales of clothes for sale. She joined Yehu to access capital to boost her business.

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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
  • 409
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,231,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.0
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Mwanakombo to buy more bales of clothes for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 25, 2012
Oct 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013