Kambizi is a married woman, raising one young child. For the past two years, Kambizi has run a shop and hotel business, in addition to a side job as a farmer. Her primary customers are neighbors and local residents. She describes her greatest business challenge to be transportation and her highest monthly expense is school fees. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.
Kambizi will use her loan of KES 60,000 to purchase essential business supplies such as cooking oil and groceries. Kambizi aspires to purchase a posho mill for grinding grain into flour and to open another business. She joined Yehu to access working capital.
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.