Nzadze is a married woman with five children between the ages of 32 and 40 years. She operates a kiosk and her primary customers are neighbors. She has been in the business for the last 15 years and she was previously a farmer. High transportation cost is her major challenge. Nzadze lives in her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water.
Nzadze intends to use the KES 30,000 to purchase omena (dried small fish), maize flour, and rice. She joined Yehu to get loans to expand 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.