Rehema is a married woman with three children, two boys and one girl. She lives at a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and clothing for the family.
For the past five years, she has operated a food stall business, selling from home to her neighbours and passersby. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. She dreams of establishing a cloth selling business in the future.
With the Kshs 80,000 she wants to purchase a popcorn machine for making popcorn 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.