Alice is a 26-year-old single woman. She operates a retail shop business and sells her goods in this shop. She's worked in this business for one year. Her primary customers are passersby and neighbours.
Alice describes her greatest business challenges to be the high cost of transportation and seasonality and her highest monthly expense is food for the family. She rents a house that has both electricity and piped water. Alice will use the Kes 40,000 loan to purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour, rice and sugar. Alice aspires to open a new kiosk in the future. She joined Yehu to access capital.
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.