Musa is a married man with no children. He has been operating a photocopier shop from home. For the past year his other source of income has been a green grocer stall at the market, and he also sells door to door and from home to his neighboring community. Musa cites transportation and seasonality as the major challenges in the business. With the KES 20,000 he wants to build a cyber café and pay for the business permit. He hopes to run the cyber café in the future. Musa decided to join Yehu so as to get a loan to change his business. Musa lives at a rental house with electricity but no piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are rent and food.
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.