Linah is a single woman with one child who attends school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
For the past twelve years, she has operated a business selling fish at the market to her neighbours and passers-by. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. Her dream is to expand her business in the future.
With the 60,000 KES loan, she wants to purchase bundles of fish for resale. She decided to join Yehu in order 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.