Juweiria is a married woman with six children, five of whom attend school while one is still young for school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past three years, she has operated a tailoring business. In addition she also sells goat meat, which contributes to her income. Her potential customers are neighbors and passersby.
She faces a major challenge of price fluctuation in her business. She dreams of owning a dressmaking school in the future.
She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business. With the KES 70,000 she wants to purchase bundles of cloth materials.
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.