Mwanapili is married and she supports her family financially. They live in their own house that neither has electricity nor piped water.
She operates a food stall business, selling at the market to her neighbours and passersby. She faces major challenges such as seasonality and competition from other food stall operators in her business.
With KES 30,000 she wants to buy more products like rice, sugar, milk, bread and maize flour to sell. She dreams of expanding her business to earn more income in the future.
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.