Mejumaa is a married woman with one child who goes to school. She owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees. For the past seventeen years, she has operated a food stall business, selling to her neighbors and passersby. She mentioned seasonality and theft as her major challenge.
With the 50,000 KES loan she wants to purchase sweets, biscuits, bread, milk, soft drinks, rice, beans, and cooking oil for her business. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business. She 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.