Mlongo is married and has been blessed with two children. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor running water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.
For the past three years, she has operated a tailoring business, making school uniforms and suits for both men and women. In addition, she also has a business selling food in a shop. Her challenge in this business is seasonality.
With this 30,000 KES loan, she wants to purchase cloth materials, sewing thread, and needles for her business. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to improve 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.