Amos is a married man with one child who attends school. He owns a house that has no electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past two years, Amos has operated a boda boda (motorcycle) business; his potential customers are town dwellers. He faces a major challenge of seasonality in his business. He dreams of expanding his business in the future.
Amos plans to use this KES 20,000 loan to start a retail shop and purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour and sugar. He decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost his 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.