Mwanakombo is a single woman with one child, who is still young for school. She lives in a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past 5 years, Mwanakombo has operated a business selling clothes to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. She dreams of expanding her business in the future. Mwanakombo plans to use this KES 40,000 loan to purchase bundles of clothes for sale. 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.