Mwanasha is married, and has six children. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past two years, she has operated a fruit and vegetable selling business. She sells to her neighbors and passersby. Her major challenge in the business is seasonality.
With the 30,000 KES, she wants to purchase sacks of fruits and vegetables for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans in order to boost her business and improve her living standards.
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.