Mwatime is a married woman with 3 children, all attending school. She operates a green grocer's and sells her goods at the market. She has been in the business for 3 years and sells her goods to her neighbors.
Mwatime intends to use the loan of KES 15,000 to add to her stock of tomatoes and onions. High transportation cost is her major challenge. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. She aims to open a kiosk. Mwatime cites food as her main monthly expenditure.
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.