Mapenzi is a married woman with three children who all go to school. She lives at her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and electricity.
She has operated a kerosene selling business for the past one year. She cites transportation costs as her major challenge.
With the loan she is requesting, she wants to purchase gallons of kerosene for resale. 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.