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Mwanalima is a widow and has one child. Mwanalima has had a boutique for more than three years in a strategically located spot in Likoni, Mombasa. She sells assorted articles of clothing like Kikois, shirts, t-shirts, pants, sandals, and belts for cash and on credit. Thanks to her sacrifice she’s getting ahead.

She’s asking for the loan to increase her stock of clothing because sales always increase during these months and she wants to be prepared in the best way possible to provide her customers with quality and a variety of clothes.

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
  • 840
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,022,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.6
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mwanalima to buy clothes to sell at her boutique.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2013
Feb 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014