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Mwanahamisi is a merchant who makes a living buying and selling fish. She has been dedicated to this activity for more than one year, so she already has some good experience. She is known as a person with a strong desire to move up in life and help her family.

She is requesting the loan to purchase fish, which she will use to have more fish in stock since demand is high and she wants to be able to satisfy her customers. Mwanahamisi is grateful for the help she is receiving from Kiva partner Yehu Microfinance Trust because it will be a big help.

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
  • 488
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $50,344,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 85.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Mwanahamisi to purchase fish so she will have more fish in stock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 8, 2013
Mar 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013