Mutunga is a married man with six school-going children. His wife is a farmer who contributes to the provision of the family's basic needs. He has a house with neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expense is school fees for his children.
Mutunga has operated a charcoal selling business for the past six years. In addition he also sells maize. His potential clients are the local area brokers. He faces a major challenge of transportation. He dreams of buying a motorcycle for easy transport.
With the Kshs 40,000 he wants to purchase sacks of charcoal and maize for resale. He decided to join Yehu because of the easy accessibility of loan facilities.
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.