Beatrice is a 50-year-old widowed woman with five children, all of whom are grown up. She owns a house with neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food for her family and school fees for her children.
Beatrice has operated a poultry-selling business for the past six years. Her potential clients are the local area residents. She faces a major challenge of transportation costs. She dreams of expanding her business.
With the KES 50,000 she wants to purchase chicks, chicken feed, and medication for her poultry business. She decided to join Yehu to access funds to expand her living standards.
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.