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Mwanasiti lives in a house she owns in the town of Msambweni. She is married to Bakari, a businessman. They are blessed with two young children. To help her husband with the household expenses Mwanasiti decided to start a coconut selling business. She sells wholesale to the neighboring county. It has been a profitable business and has given her good results and sales experience for two years. Currently, she has received orders from her regular customers and she does not want to disappoint them. She wants to buy a stock of coconuts for selling.

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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
  • 418
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,225,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.3
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Mwanasiti to buy a stock of coconuts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 8, 2012
Nov 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013