Bintihamisi is a married woman. She has 2 children and both are enrolled in school. Her husband works as a businessman. She owns a house that has piped water but no electricity.
Bintihamisi operates a food stall and sells her goods from home. She's worked in this business for 2 years. Her primary customers are her neighbors. She describes her greatest business challenge to be transportation and her highest monthly expense is food for her family. Bintihamisi will use the 20,000 KES loan to purchase more stocks of rice, beans, wheat flour, maize flour and cooking oil for her business. Bintihamisi aspires to establish a retail shop in the future. She joined Yehu to access funds 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.