Bakari is a married man with one child who is still young for school. He lives at a rental house that neither has electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past five months, Bakari has operated a vegetable stall business, selling green vegetables and tomatoes as retail. His potential customers are neighbors and passersby. He faces a major challenge of seasonality in his business. He dreams of establishing a hardware shop in the future.
With the 15,000 KES loan, he wants to establish a restaurant business, purchase cooking pans, spoons and plates for the business. He decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost his 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.