Kimwana is a married woman with two children, one in school and the other is still underage. She owns a house that has electricity, but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past three years, she has operated a clothing shop business, selling clothes for both men and women. She is a tailor who makes clothes and sells them. She cites stiff competition as her major challenge in the business.
Kimwana is requesting Kshs 25,000 to purchase fabric and thread for her business.
She joined Yehu to get financial support.
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.