Mejumaa is a widowed woman with 6 children. One is enrolled in school. She operates a bodaboda (motorcycle) transport business in her rural area. She has been in the business for 2 years. Mejumaa intends to use the loan of Ksh.50,000 to pay school fees. She joined Yehu to secure loans for her business. She aspires to buy another motorcycle in the future. Mejumaa owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.
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.