Mwanajuma 25 years, is a married woman with three children all of whom attend school. She owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family. For the past five years, she has operated a food stall business, selling from home to local neighbors. She faces a major challenge of high cost of transportation in her business. She dreams of expanding to a café business.
With the Kshs 50,000, she wants to purchase bundles of wheat flour, rice, maize flour, and sugar. 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.