Mwaka is married, with six children, five of whom attend school, and one is an adult. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
For the past four years, she has operated a shop kiosk business, selling to her neighbors and passersby. She mentioned seasonality as her major challenge. She dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.
With the KES 30,000 she wants to purchase sweets, biscuits, bread, milk, soft drinks, rice, beans, and cooking oil. 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.