Luvuno is a married woman. She has 4 children and 2 are enrolled in school. Her husband's name is Chai. She operates a café and has worked in this business for over 5 years. Her primary customers are the general public. Her other sources of income include farming and rental houses. She describes her greatest business challenges to be credit defaulters and price fluctuations of the commodities, and her highest monthly expenses are food and school fees. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Luvuno will use the Kes 40000 to buy maize flour, wheat flour, bags of sugar, maize, and beans. She aspires to expand the business in the future. She joined Yehu to access capital.
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.