Mwero is a 31-year-old married man with two children who attend school. His wife is a businesswoman who contributes to the provision of basic family needs. He owns a house, which does not have electricity or piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food for his family.
Mwero has operated a retail shop for the past three years. His customers are the local villagers. He faces a major challenge of transport. With a loan of KES 25,000, he wants to purchase stocks of maize flour, wheat flour, rice and soap for his shop. He dreams of expanding his business to a wholesale shop in the future. He decided to join Yehu to access loans so he can expand his 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.