Ali is a married man with 6 children who are all enrolled in school. He sells cereals in a shop and has been in this business for 5 years. His primary customers are his neighbors, and he describes inadequacy of cereals during the dry season to be his major challenge. Ali lives in his own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. He spends more on school fees during the month, and he also does farming to supplement his source of income. He plans to use the loan of Ksh. 30000 to purchase stocks of beans and maize for resale.
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.