Hamisi is married with a housewife and four children. One child is married and two still attend school. He has been operating his poultry business for the last seven years, and sells in a shop and at the market to restaurant operators. Previously, he was a carpenter.
With the Kshs 20,000, he wants to purchase chickens to increase his stock. Hamisi faces the major challenge of seasonality in his business. He hopes to be a wholesale marketer in future.
He is working with Yehu after learning its procedures and that it is community-based. He owns a home with electricity and piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food and medicine.
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.