Mbeyu is a married woman with six children, two of whom still attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food.
She operates a business weaving mats, making table mats and door mats. In addition she also operates a farming business to earn income. She sells at the market to local neighbors and passers-by.
With the 15,000 KES loan, she wants to purchase mat-weaving materials and seeds for her farming business. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.
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.