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Mwaka is a hardworking and enterprising woman who owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. She is a married woman with seven children, only one of whom is in school.

Mwaka sells goats to her neighbors and passersby. She cites seasonality as her major challenge.

With the loan, she wants to purchase more goats for her business. She joined Yehu to boast her 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
  • 1081
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    Kenya Loans Fundraising
  • $47,240,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 87.7
    Kenya Shillings (KES) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Mwaka to purchase more goats for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 23, 2014
Jul 1, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2015