Dorah is a 36-year-old married woman with 6 children who attend school. Her husband is a mechanic who contributes to the provision of the family's basic needs. She lives in a rental house with electricity but no piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food for her family and school fees for her children.
She has operated a retail shop for the past 8 years; her potential clients are the local area residents. She faces the major challenge of customers' delay in paying their debts on time. She dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.
With the Kshs 20,000 she wants to purchase more maize flour, wheat flour, rice, beans, sugar and detergents for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access fund 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.