Mwanakombo is a married woman with three school going children. She lives in a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
Mwanakombo operates a food making business, making comestibles like beans and chapati (flat bread) for sale to passersby and neighbours.
With the KES 20,000, she wants to purchase food items, wheat flour, cooking oil, sugar and charcoal for her business. She dreams of expanding her business to earn more income and establish a restaurant in the near 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.