Furaha is a married woman with two children. One of the children attends school and the other one is still too young for school. She lives in a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past year, she has operated a clothes selling business. She sells from door to door to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of competition in her business. Furaha dreams of establishing a boutique shop in the future.
With the Kshs 20,000, she wants to purchase bundles of clothes to sell. 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.