Mwanakame is a widowed woman with four children, all of whom graduated from school. She owns a house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past two years, she has operated a vegetables stall business, buying tomatoes and potatoes for resale. Her potential customers are neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge in the high cost of transportation from the market to her place of sale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.
With the 40,000 Kenyan Shillings (KES) she wants to purchase sacks of potatoes, tomatoes and onions. 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.