Alawe is a 26-year-old, single man. Alawe operates a retail shop and sells his goods there. He's worked in this business for two years. His primary customers are his neighbors and passersby. Alawe describes his greatest business challenge as transportation and his highest monthly expense is food.
Alawe owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Alawe will use the KES 30,000 loan to purchase more wheat flour, maize flour, sugar, rice, beans, cooking oil and detergents for resale. Alawe aspires to establish a wholesale shop in the future. He joined Yehu because it offers quality financial services.
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.