Mwero is a married man. Mwero operates a shop and sells his goods retail. He's worked in this business for five years. His primary customers are community members. Mwero's other source of income includes farming. He describes his greatest business challenge to be selling goods that are perishable, and his highest monthly expense is food. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.
Mwero will use the 50,000 Kenyan shillings loan to purchase bundles of wheat flour and maize flour and beans. Mwero aspires to expand the business to a wholesale one in the future. He joined Yehu because its flexible.
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.