Halima is a 49-year-old married woman. She has 2 children. Her husband's name is Abdalla and he works as a businessman. Halima operates a coconut selling business and sells her goods from home. She's worked in this business for 5 years. Her primary customers are the general public. She describes her greatest business challenge to be price fluctuation. Her highest monthly expense is food. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.
Halima will use the Kes 70,000 loan to purchase a stock of 1000 coconuts. Halima aspires to become a coconut dealer 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.