Winfred is a married woman who has two children, one boy and one girl. She lives at a rental house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food, school fees and clothing.
For the past three years, she has been selling clothes from home to her neighbours and passersby. She faces major challenges of competition and high costs of transportation in her business. She dreams of establishing a tea leaves business in the future.
With the KES 80,000 she wants to purchase bundles of clothes and to establish a tea leaves business. 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.