Nzara is married with five children; four attend school while one is too young for school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees. For the past three years, she has operated a retail shop business selling to her neighbors and passersby. She faces the major challenge of seasonality in her business. She dreams of establishing another business in the future.
With this 50,000 Kenyan shilling loan, she wants to purchase bundles of wheat flour, cooking oil and cereals. 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.