Matano is a single man who owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. His monthly expense is school fees for his young siblings.
For the past 3 years, he has operated a battery charging and mobile sales business, selling as retail to his neighbors and passersby. He faces a major challenge of power shortages in the business.
With the 20,000 KES, he wants to purchase mobile phone chargers and calling cards for resale. He decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost 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.