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Wavinya is 48 years old. She is a married mother and has one school-age child. Her business is selling clothing, footwear and underwear for men, women and children. She has been in this business since 2008.

Wavinya needs this loan to buy clothing and shoes for the winter season. She has made good sales and, as a result, her number of customers and the number of orders she receives have increased. This is very positive for her, as it means her income will increase and she will be able to provide her child with a decent life. She would like her child to finish their education and to be able to finish building her modest home.

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
  • 562
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $49,721,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.4
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Wavinya to buy winter season clothing and shoes to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 16, 2012
Nov 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013