Mwanamisi is a married woman with one child,who is still young. She lives at her own house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past three years, she has operated a retail shop business, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. She dreams of establishing a wholesale shop business in the future.
With the loan that she is requesting, she wants to purchase stock of wheat flour, maize flour, beans and sugar. 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.