Ismail is 25 years old and single. He operates as a bread supplier and sells his goods at wholesale. He has worked in this business for five years. His primary customers are community members and retail shop operators.
Ismail is requesting a loan for 60,000 KES, which he will use to purchase bread to resell. He describes his greatest business challenge to be credit defaulters. His highest monthly expenses are food, hospital bills, and clothing. He rents a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Ismail aspires to expand and have a permanent business premise in the future. He 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.