Martha is a single woman with two children, both of whom attend school. She lives at a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and rent bills.
She has operated a café business for the past seven years. Local residents are the potential customers. Martha faces a major challenge of price fluctuation in her business. She hopes to expand her business and establish a restaurant business in the future.
With the Kshs 40,000 she wants to purchase cutlery to improve her café. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to improve her living standards.
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.