Rose is a married woman with three children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
For the past five years, she has operated a café business, selling to her neighbors and passersby. She faces the major challenge of seasonality in her business. She dreams of expanding her business and establishing her own shop to let in the future.
With the Kshs 50,000 she wants to purchase wheat flour, sugar and charcoal for cooking. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her 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.