Zubeda is a married woman with three children, two of whom are enrolled in school, while the other one is too young for school. Her husband, who is employed, also contributes to the provision of family basic needs. She owns a house with piped water but no electricity. Her greatest monthly expense is food for her family.
Zubeda has operated a nursery school for the past four years; her potential clients are the local area children. She faces a major challenge of competition from other education providers. She dreams of expanding her business.
With the Kshs 50,000 she wants to purchase more chairs, desks and school uniforms. She decided to join Yehu to access funds to expand 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.