Josphine is a widowed woman who has seven children, all attending school. She has been running a retail shop for the last 15 years, and she describes price fluctuation as her major drawback. Her other sources of income include sales from farm produce and money from rental houses. She dreams of building another rental house in the future.
She plans to use her loan of Ksh. 50000 to purchase bales of maize flour, wheat flour, and two sacks of sugar. She spends money on school fees during the month.
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.