Mwenda is a married woman with six children, two of whom attend school. Her husband is a businessman who contributes to the family's basic needs. She owns a house with neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for her family.
Mwenda has operated a retail shop for the past twenty years; her potential clients are her neighbors. She faces a major challenge of insecurity. She dreams of operating a wholesale shop in the future.
With the loan of 40,000 Kenyan shillings (KES) she wants to purchase more stocks of soft drinks, wheat flour, maize flour, sugar and beans for her shop. She decided to join Yehu because they offer quality financial services.
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.