Pili is a married woman with four children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
For the past four years, she has operated a vegetable selling business, selling from door to door to her neighbors and passersby. She faces the major challenge of the high cost of purchasing vegetables during the dry season. She dreams of establishing a stall to sell vegetables in the future.
With the Kshs 25,000 she wants to purchase sacks of vegetables, tomatoes and onions. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost 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.