Fatuma is a married woman. She has four children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.
For the past four years, she has operated a charcoal selling business, selling door to door to her neighbours and passersby. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. Fatuma dreams of establishing a restaurant business in the future..
With the KES 20,000 she wants to purchase sacks of charcoal and pay for transportation. 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.