Hassan is a married man with seven children. Five of the children attend school and two are still too young for school. He lives in a rental house that has neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food and fuel.
For the past five years, he has operated a carpentry business selling household furniture to his neighbors and passersby. He faces the major challenge of a timber shortage. Hassan dreams of purchasing a grinding machine in the future.
With the KSHS 25,000, he wants to purchase timber for his business. 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.