Mwanakombo is a 56-year-old married woman. She has 10 children. Mwanakombo operates a retail business. She's worked in this business for over 20 years. Her primary customers are villagers. Mwanakombo's other source of income includes husband's income. She describes her greatest business challenge to be competition and her highest monthly expense is food. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.
Mwanakombo will use the Kes 40000 loan to purchase sacks of beans, sugar and washing detergents to sell. Mwanakombo aspires to open a retail shop in the future. She joined Yehu because of its good public relations.
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.