Nzuve is a 43-year-old married man with three children, all of whom attend school. His wife Prisila is a farmer who contributes to the provision of the family's basic needs. He owns a house with neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food for his family and school fees for his children.
Nzuve has operated a retail shop for the past six years; his potential clients are the local area villagers. He faces the major challenge of customers not paying their debts on time. He dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.
With the Kshs 30,000 he wants to purchase a motorbike for his new transportation business. He decided to join Yehu because of the easy accessibility of loan facilities.
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.