Juma is married with two children who both attend school. He owns a house that has electricity and piped water. His greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
Juma has operated a boda boda (motorcycle) business from home to the market. He cites seasonality as his major challenge, especially during rainy season, when it becomes hard to operate. He dreams of expanding to acquire more motorcycles in the future.
Juma is requesting a loan of 20,000 Kenyan Shillings (KES) to purchase spare parts to service his motorcycle and establish a barber shop. He joined to access loans to boost his 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.