Rose is a married woman with three children. Two of them attend school, while one is still too young for school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past three years, she has operated a fish business, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of price fluctuation in her business. Rose dreams of expanding her business to increase sales. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.
With the Kshs 25,000, she wants to purchase bundles of fish for resale.
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.