Riziki is a married woman who owns a house that has electricity and piped water. Her husband works at the Kenya ferry services earning to contribute towards the family's basic needs. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
She has operated a cosmetic shop for the past 7 seven years, selling to her neighbors and passersby. In addition, she also operates a business of selling clothes which adds up to her other source of income. Riziki faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. She dreams of becoming a supplier of beauty products in the future.
With the KES 60,000 she wants to purchase stock of beauty products for her cosmetic shop and bundles of clothes for resale. 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.