Khadija is a widow with two children, both of whom attend school. She lives in a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
For the past three years, she has operated a tailoring business, selling from home to her neighbours and passersby. Her greatest challenge is the high cost of transportation. She dreams of expanding her business in the future.
With the Kshs 40,000 she wants to purchase bundles of cloth and thread. 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.