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Mwanamtama, 47, lives with her family in Msambweni which is in Coast Province. She considers herself to be a very cheerful person who enjoys her work and is very supportive of others.

She has had a small business selling fish from her home, a business she has been in for the last three years. The current loan, being her first with Yehu, is to buy more stock of fish and a weighing machine.

Her dream is to open a retail shop some day.

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
  • 402
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,341,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mwanamtama to buy more stock of fish and a weighing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 2, 2012
Nov 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013