Mwanamisi is a married woman with one child who attends school. She owns a house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past five years, she has operated a business selling timber. She sells from home to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of the high cost of transportation in her business. She dreams of establishing a workshop to sell timber in the future.
With the KSHS 50,000, she wants to pay school fees for her child. She decided to join Yehu to access capital to boost 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.