Mgeni is 36 and married to Bakari. They have four children who all attend school. She owns a house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past four years, she has operated a fruit selling business, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby. She faces the major challenge of the lack of ready market to sell her products.
With the Kshs 40,000 she wants to purchase crates of passion fruits and mangoes for making juices for sale. 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.