Mwanamgeni is a married woman with three children. She lives in a rental house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
Mwanamgeni operates a cafe business making constables, like beans and chapati (flat bread), for sale to passersby and neighbours. She mentioned the high cost of purchasing food as her major challenge.
With the KES 20,000 from the loan, she wants to purchase food items, wheat flour, cooking oil, sugar, and beans. She dreams of expanding her business to earn more income and establishing a restaurant in the near future.
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.