Shanga is 34 years old, married, and has five children, three of his children attend school. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.
Shanga operates a retail shop business, selling household consumables like wheat flour, maize flour and rice. Shanga also operates a poultry business where he earns his other source of income. He faces a major challenge of the high cost of transportation and lack of enough capital in his business.
With the KES 70,000 he wants to purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour, rice, washing detergents and cooking fat. He decided to join Yehu because of it's responsiveness to customers needs.
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.