Zawadi B. is a married woman with one child who attends school. She lives in a rental house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
She has operated a vegetable stall business for the past three years, selling from home to her neighbours and passersby. Zawadi faces a major challenge of high cost of transportation of charcoal. She hopes to establish a retail shop in the future.
With the KES 30,000, she wants to purchase sacks of potatoes, tomatoes and onions. 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.