Mohamed is a 52-year-old married man with 3 children. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.
For 10 years, Mohamed has operated a fish selling business, selling his goods at the market. His primary customers are neighbours. Mohamed has another source of income which is a grocery business. He describes his greatest business challenge to be a lack of storage. His highest monthly expense is food. Mohamed will use the KES 20,000 loan to purchase a freezer to store fish.
Mohamed aspires to establish a fish selling stall in the future. He joined Yehu to access funds to boost 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.