Mwanajuma is a widowed woman with seven children, three of whom are in school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past four years, she has operated a retail shop business, selling to her neighbors and passersby. She mentioned price fluctuation as her major challenge.
With the loan, she wants to purchase sugar, wheat flour, cooking oil, and maize flour for resale. She decided to join Yehu to get financial support.
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.