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Mangale owns a house that has neither electricity nor running water. His largest monthly expense is food for his family.

For the past five years, Mangale has operated a business selling food products in his stall and selling at the market to local neighbors. He faces a major challenge of seasonality and high transportation costs in his place of operation.

With the loan that he is requesting, he wants to purchase bags of rice, sugar, salt, and wheat flour for resale. He decided to join Yehu in order to access loans to boost his business.

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
  • 1084
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,238,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 83.8
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Mangale to purchase bags of rice, sugar, salt, and wheat flour for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 5, 2013
Apr 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014