Mtawali is a single man who lives in a rental house that neither has electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are rent bills, food and clothing.
For the past five years, he has operated a green grocery business. He sells from home to his neighbours and passersby. Mtawali faces a major challenge of competition from other green grocers operators in his area of operation. He dreams of expanding his business in the future.
With the Kshs 35,000 he wants to purchase one sack of green vegetables, potatoes and tomatoes. He decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost his 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.