Riziki is a married woman with seven children all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has piped water but no electricity. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family. She sells second hand-clothes and also has a restaurant. For over seven years she has sold from door to door and from home. Riziki faces a major challenge of late payment by customers who buy goods on credit. With the Kshs 80,000 Riziki wants to purchase construction materials for her stall and clothes to resell. She hopes to expand her business in the future. She decided to join Yehu because it provides sustainable financial services to economically marginalized entrepreneurs.
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.