Dishoni is a married man with one child who is still too young to attend school. He lives in a rental house that has electricity, but not piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are for food for his family and rent.
He has operated a video library shop for the past two years; his potential customers are neighbors and passersby. Dishoni faces a major challenge of seasonality in his business. He hopes to open a wholesale shop to sell videos. With the KES 20,000 he plans to purchase a bundle of the latest movies for his video shop. He joined Yehu because of the availability of sustainable financial services.
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.