Katana is a married man with six children, five of whom attend school while one is still too young for school. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expense is school fees.
For the past 21 years, he has operated a retail shop, selling household products to his neighbors. He also owns livestock and sells milk as another source of income. Katana dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.
With the KES 50,000 he wants to pay school fees and purchase textbooks for his child. 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.