Mwakesi, 36, is married and has three children between 2 and 14 years old. He owns a house that has electricity but not piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
For the past three years, he has operated a poultry business, selling to his neighbours and restaurant operators. He cited inadequate capital as his challenge in the business. Mwakesi dreams of establishing a cereal business in the future.
With the KES 30,000, he wants to purchase chicks and chicken feeds for his business. He joined because of favorable loaning procedures.
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.