Nyamvula is a married woman with six children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
For the past four years, she has operated a retail shop business, selling at retail to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of theft in her business. She dreams of expanding her business in the future.
With the KSHS 40,000, she wants to purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour and sugar to sell. 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.