Rukia is a married woman with one son who attends school. She lives in a rental house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food, electricity, and clothing.
For the past six years, Rukia has operated a business selling clothes from home to her neighbours and passersby. She faces a major challenge of competition from other clothes vendors in the area. She dreams of establishing another shop in the future. With her KES 20,000 loan she wants to purchase two bundles of clothes for resale. 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.