Mboje is a widowed woman who has six children, none of whom attends school. She operates a fish selling business, selling her fish from home. She has been in this business for the past 10 years and her goal is to open a charcoal business in the future.
Mboje owns a house that has neither electricity, nor piped water. Her primary customers are her neighbors and she describes the high cost of goods such as cooking oil to be a challenge to her business. With the KES 30,000, she will be able to purchase more fish to sell.
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.