Mwanandugu is married and has seven children. She owns a house that does not have electricity or piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses is food for the family.
She has operated a food vending business for the past ten years, selling at the market to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business and she dreams of expanding to a restaurant in the future.
With the 5,000 KES she wants to purchase cooking oil and wheat flour for food preparation. She decided to join Yehu to access loans in order 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.