Mwashasha is a married woman with three children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.
She has operated a beauty salon business for the past seven years; her potential customers are the neighboring community. Mwashasha faces a major challenge of the high cost of transportation in her business. She hopes to expand her business in the future.
With the 30,000 Kenyan shillings, she wants to purchase bundles of hair food oil, chemicals and hair weaves. 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.