Mwanza is a married man. He has children who attend school. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are for food and school fees. He has operated a motorcycle transport business from door to door, where passersby and town dwellers are his potential customers. He faces a challenge of seasonality, especially during the rainy season, when it becomes difficult to operate his business. With the KES 50,000 loan, he wants to buy spare parts for his motorcycle. He joined Yehu to access loans to boost his 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.