Tsuma is a married man. He has 3 children, and 2 are enrolled in school. Tsuma operates a meat goat-selling business, and he sells his livestock at the market. His primary customers are local community members. He describes his greatest business challenge as livestock deaths due to animal sickness, and his highest monthly expense is food. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Tsuma will use the KES 50,000 loan to purchase more goats for resale. Tsuma aspires to expand his business in the future. He joined Yehu to access funds to expand 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.