Eunice is a married woman with five children: two boys and three girls, all of whom attend school. Her husband is employed and he contributes to his family's needs.
She has been operating her retail shop and a chemist shop for the last four years, selling to the neighboring community and passersby. With the 40,000 Kenyan shillings loan, she wants to purchase a bundle of maize flour, wheat flour, rice and medications for her chemist. She has no other source of income.
Eunice faces the major challenge of seasonality in her business. She hopes to expand her business in the future. She decided to work with Yehu so as to improve her business.
She rents a house with electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and 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.