Mwanajuma is a single woman with two children; both attend school. She owns a house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.
For the past ten years, Mwanajuma has operated a retail shop business, selling items to her neighbours and passersby. She mentioned seasonality as her major challenge in her business and she dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.
With the KES 50,000 loan, she wants to purchase maize flour, rice, beans, cooking oil to sell. She decided to join Yehu 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.