Mjeni is a married woman with seven children. For the last 17 years, she has been earning a living by running a grocery store in the front yard of her house. She sells bread, cake, drinking water, coconut, etc. To support her family, she also plants cassava to generate additional income. This is her fifth loan with Yehu Microfinance Trust. She wants to buy grocery stock and coconuts. This loan will help her to increase her grocery stock, which will enable her to earn more income to feed her family and build up some savings for her children.
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.