Fatuma is a married woman who owns a house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past ten years, she has operated a food vending business, selling at the market to her neighbors and passersby. She faces the major challenge of seasonality in her business. She dreams of expanding her business in the future.
With the Kshs 40,000 she wants to purchase sacks of rice, sugar, salt and charcoal. 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.