Asha owns a grocery business, which she has been operating for one year now. She is married to Ali and they have a single child who is grown up. She is operating her grocery from home, selling to her neighbors. Her aim is to open a kiosk in future. She faces the major challenge of market competition. Asha lives in her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Other sources of income include earnings from her spouse. The loan of KES 30,000 will enable her to purchase fruits and vegetables to add stock to her grocery.
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.