Mwanapili is married and has been blessed with five school going children. Her husband is a businessman and he contributes in the upbringing of their children. They stay in their own a house that neither has electricity nor piped water.
She has operated a fruit and vegetable stall business, selling from home to her neighbors and passers-by. In addition she sells cashew-nuts to supplement her income. She faces a major challenge with the high cost of transportation to her place of operation. She dreams of expanding to a wholesale shop in the future.
With the Kshs 25,000 she wants to purchase sacks of potatoes, tomatoes, onions and fruit for resale. 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.