Mwanakombo, who is married, has seven school-going children, owns a house with neither electricity nor piped water, but her greatest challenge is school fees and food for her children. She is applying for a loan of KES 15,000 to buy bags of onions, tomatoes, potatoes, bananas and cabbages for sale in her business, to raise the standard of her business, even though her business faces the challenge of seasonality.
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.