Mwanaulu is a 30-year-old married woman. She has two children and both are enrolled in school. Her husband's name is Abdalla and he works as a carpenter. Mwanaulu operates a grocery store and sells her goods from home. She's worked in this business for six years and was previously employed to sell fish. Her primary customers are residents. She describes her greatest business challenge to be seasonality and her highest monthly expense is school fees. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Mwanaulu will use the KES 15,000 loan to expand the business by purchasing more tomatoes and groceries. Mwanaulu aspires to open a new retail shop in the future. She joined Yehu because of the affordable interest rates.
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.