Scolasticah is a widowed woman with five children, all attending school. She operates a poultry business, and has been in the business for five years. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. She sells her goods both from home and at the market.
Scolasticah plans to use the KES 40000 to buy chicks for her business. The high transportation cost of poultry feed is her major drawback, and she describes school fees to be her greatest monthly expense. She joined Yehu to get capital 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.