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Mwanajuma is characterized as a responsible and hard working woman who has a great desire to improve herself personally. She has a convenience store - a kiosk - located in her house, which she has had for three years since she started making a living with this business. A kiosk is a small store that sells daily consumption products in small quantities including coffee packets, rice, sugar, oil, soap, eggs, salt, beans and bread.

She began the business with the goal to have a job so that she could take care of herself and meet her household expenses. The loan's purpose is to invest in working capital and stock the business in order to satisfy her customers. Mwanajuma has worked with Yehu Microfinance and has demonstrated her responsibility in paying on time and in full.

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
  • 409
    View loans »
    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 $300 helped Mwanajuma to purchase more stock of coffee packets, rice, sugar, oil, soap, eggs, salt, beans and bread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013