Scholastica is a married woman with four children between the ages of 13 and 21 years. All of her children are in school and she says that most of her monthly expenditure goes to school fees. Scholastica owns a house that has both electricity and piped water.
For the last nine years, she has been operating a beauty salon that is located at the market center. Her target customers are the women and school girls in the local area. Her aim is to open a new beauty salon and hire an employee to assist her in operations. High cost of living is a major challenge.
Scholastica plans to use the loan to purchase beauty salon items and chemicals.
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.