Ali is a married man with 5 children, three enrolled in school. For the past year, he has operated a kiosk where he sells his goods, mostly to his neighbors. Ali describes his challenge as being a poor market for his goods. He intends to use this KES 40,000 loan to purchase wheat flour and cooking oil. Ali joined Yehu to access loans, and hopes to open a whole shop. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Ali's greatest monthly expense is food.
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.