Mwanasha is a single woman with three children. She rents a house that has no electricity or piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past two years, she has operated a charcoal-selling business. She sells from home to her neighbors and passersby. Her major challenge in the business is the high cost of transportation. With the loan she is requesting she wants to purchase six bags of charcoal 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.