Mangale is a 58-year-old married man. He has 3 children between the ages of 18 and 25 and 1 are enrolled in school. His wife's name is Mjeni. Mangale operates a grocery shop and sells his goods from home. He's worked in this business for 1 year. His major customers are neighbours and town dwellers. Mangale's other source of income includes working as cook in a nearby hotel and his highest monthly expense is food and high cost of transportation. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Mangale will use the KES 20,000 loan to purchase sacks of tomatoes and potatoes. Mangale aspires to establish a business of selling clothes in the future. He joined Yehu to access funds to boost his 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.