Njira is a single mother of two school aged children. They live in a house that they own, which does not have electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
She has operated a food business cooking beans, flat bread and rice and selling to her neighbors and passersby. Njira faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. During the rainy season she experiences low customer turn-out. Njira dreams of expanding her business in the future.
With the KES 20,000, she wants to purchase one bundle of wheat flour, maize flour and sugar for her food business. 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.