A loan of $375 helped to purchase kikois (colored cloth used for clothing), ornaments, handbags and purses for resale.


Mwanamwinyi's story

Mwanamwinyi is a married woman with four children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has electricity but does not have piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees. She has operated a business selling kikois (colored cloth used for clothing), handbags, ornaments and purses for over two years. Mwanamwinyi sells door to door predominately to women and to her neighboring community. She faces the challenge of high transportation costs while selling door to door. She hopes to open a boutique and become self reliant in the future. Mwanamwinyi decided to join Yehu to get loans in order to boost her business. With the 30,000 Kenyan shillings she hopes to purchase kikois, ornaments, handbags and purses for resale.



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