Mwanamisi is a married mother of six children, all of whom attend school and are the reason for her hard work. She owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water.
She has operated a retail shop business for the past twenty years, selling household consumables such as wheat flour, maize flour and sugar.
With the loan she is requesting she wants to purchase stock of sugar, rice, maize flour and wheat flour. She decided to join Kiva partner Yehu in order to access loans 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.