Mohamed is a married man. He has 4 children and 3 are enrolled in school. Mohamed operates a carpentry business and sells his goods from home. He has worked in this business for 10 years and was previously employed as a farmer. Mohamed's other source of income includes cash products. He describes her greatest business challenge to be seasonality and his highest monthly expense is food. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Mohamed will use the Kes 25,000 loan to purchase timber and nails for his carpentry business. Mohamed aspires to become a supplier of timber production in the future.
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.