Christine is a married woman with three children, two of whom attend school while one is still too young for school. She owns a house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are water bills, school fees, food and clothing for the family.
For the last four years, she has operated her rental houses. In addition she also sells fresh water to her neighbors whichis her other source of income. Christine faces a major challenge of competition in her business. She hopes to build five more rental houses in the future.
With the 80,000 KES loan she wants to renovate her rental houses, purchase cement, paint and pay for labor. She decided to join Yehu to access loans and improve her business and her standard of living.
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.