Sofia is a married woman with one child who is still young for school. She owns a house that has piped water but not electricity. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
She has operated a retail shop selling business for the past year, selling to her local community. Sofia faces a major challenge of high competition from retail shop operators in the area. She hopes to expand her business in the future.
With the Kshs 20,000 she wants to purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour and cooking oil for sale. 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.