Amina is a married woman with one child who graduated from school. She owns a house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees for her younger siblings.
She has operated a poultry business for the past two years, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby. In addition she sells fresh water, which contributes to her other source of income. Amina faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. She hopes to expand her business in the future.
With the 80,000 Kenyan shillings, she wants to purchase a water freezer. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.
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.