Mwanajuma is a married woman with two children, both of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.
She sells mahamri (dumplings) from home to her neighbors. Mwanajuma faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. She hopes to expand and establish a restaurant business in the future.
With the 20,000 Kenyan shillings, she wants to purchase three bundles of wheat flour, cooking oil and sugar. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.
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.