Jentah is a single woman with two school-going children. She lives in a rental house that has electricity, but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are school fees and food.
For the past 2 years, she has operated a grocery-selling business, selling to her neighbors and passersby. She dreams of expanding to a wholesale grocery shop in the future.
With the 20,000 KES, she wants to purchase sacks of bananas, tomatoes and onions. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost 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.