Mwanasha is a 49 year-old married woman. She has six children from six to 20 years of age. She describes herself to be a visionary and an aggressive woman.
Mwanasha operates a green grocery where she sells items such as kale, cabbages, bananas, etc. She has been involved in this business for 10 years. Her business is located at an ideal location and her primary customers are residents within the community. She describes her biggest business challenge to be lack of funds for improving the business. She will use the KES 25,000 loan to buy boxes of tomatoes, potatoes, and other fruits and vegetables. Her business goal is to expand her store and incorporate more variety of items for sale.
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.