Jackson is married with two school-going children. He lives in a rental house that has electricity but no piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are rental bills and food for his family.
For the past four years, Jackson has been operating a grocery. He sells to his neighbors and town-dwellers. He faces a major challenge of high transportation costs in his business.
With the loan he is requesting, he wants to purchase sacks of green vegetables, tomatoes, and potatoes. He decided to join Yehu 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.