Mwanasha is a 51-year-old married woman with 2 children who are grownups. She owns a house with neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for her family.
Mwanasha has operated a dry fish selling business for the past 10 years. Her potential clients are the local area villagers. She faces a major challenge of seasonality. She dreams of expanding her business.
With the Kshs 40,000 she wants to purchase more stocks of dry fish for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to expand 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.