Bakari is a father of two girls and a boy. He has enrolled all his children in school and they are progressing well with their studies. For the past five years, he has been operating a grocery business selling at the market centre to the market residents. He dreams of opening a shop in the future. Bakari owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food for the family and school fees. He experiences a challenge of seasonality, especially during the dry season.
With the loan of KSH 40,000, he intends to purchase fruits and vegetables.
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.