Bidhala is a married woman with one child who attends school. She owns a house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past five years, Bidhala has been operating a mat weaving business and a coconut sales business to earn a living. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. Bidhala dreams of expanding her business in the future to meet her customers' needs.
With this loan for Kshs 20,000, Bidhala wants to purchase palm leaves for use as mat weaving materials for her business. She joined Yehu Microfinance to access loans to boost her living standards.
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.