Mejumaa is a married woman with five children who attend school. Her husband is a businessman who contributes to the provision of family basic needs. She owns a house with piped water but no electricity. Her greatest monthly expenses are food for her family and school fees for her children.
Mejumaa has operated a cereals and fruit-selling business for the past two years; her potential clients are the local area villagers. She faces a major challenge of seasonality. She dreams of establishing a retail shop in the future.
With the Kshs 50,000 she wants to purchase more stock of cereals and fruit for resale. 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.