Mwanajuma is married and has six children who attend school. She operates a coconuts selling business and sells her goods at the market. She has worked in this business for 10 years. Her primary customers are the local are residents.
Mwanajuma is requesting a loan for 25,000 KES, which she will use to purchase more coconuts to sell. She describes her greatest business challenge to be seasonality. Her highest monthly expense is food. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Mwanajuma aspires to expand her business in the future. She joined Yehu to access funds 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.