Mwaruwa is married and has nine children, all of whom attend school. For the past year, he has operated a food stall, selling to his neighbors and passersby. Seasonality and price fluctuation are his major challenges.
Mwaruwa is requesting a loan from Yehu for 30,000 KES, which he will use he wants to purchase sugar, wheat flour, biscuits, bread, milk, soft drinks, rice, beans, and cooking oil. He decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost his business. Mwaruwa owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees. He dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the 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.