Samin is a married woman with two boys and five girls, three of whom are enrolled in school. She operates a grocery and sells her goods at the market. She has been in this business for the last three years and dreams of opening a retail shop in future.
Samin lives in her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. She describes high transportation costs to be her major drawback, and school fees to be her greatest monthly expense. With the Ksh 30,000, she plans to purchase vegetables and fruits for 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.