Mwanasha B. is a married and has four children, all of whom attend school. She has operated a vegetable selling business for the past three years, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby. Mwanasha faces a major challenge of the high cost of transportation in her business. She dreams of becoming the best supplier of vegetables in the market. She owns a house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.
Mwanasha is requesting a loan for 20,000 KES, which she will use to purchase sacks of vegetables, cabbages, onions, potatoes, and tomatoes. She joined 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.