Fatuma is a married woman with two children. One child attends school, while the other one is still too young for school. Fatuma owns a house that has electricity, but no piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food.
Fatuma has operated a vegetable selling business for the past year, selling to her neighbors and passersby. Fatuma faces a major challenge of competition from other vegetable stall sellers. She hopes to expand her business and increase sales in the future.
With the Kshs 20,000 loan, she wants to purchase sacks of vegetables, tomatoes, onions and fruit. She decided to work with Yehu to access loans and expand 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.