John is a 54-year- old married man with two children who are working. His wife, Kanini, 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 expense is food for his family.
John has operated a cafe for the past 30 years. His potential clients are the local area villagers. He faces a major challenge of competition from other cafe operators. He dreams of expanding his business.
With the KES 40,000 he wants to purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour, sugar, tea leaves and cooking oil. He decided to join Yehu to access funds to expand 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.