Mwanaisha is a married woman with three children who still attend school. She owns a house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
Mwanaisha has operated a foodmaking business, making things like beans, chapati (flat bread), dumplings and tea for sale to passersby and neighbors. With the 50,000 Kenyan Shillings (KES) she wants to purchase food items, wheat flour, cooking oil, sugar and beans and tea leaves for preparation of the meals. She dreams of expanding her business to earn more income and establish a restaurant in the near 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.