Fred, who makes a living by selling fruit and vegetables in a grocery store, is married to a single wife with three children, all of whom are in school. He learned the sales business from a very young age with his mother, and already has over four years of experience with which he has managed to support his family.
He asks for a loan in order to buy more stock of fruit and vegetables. His aspiration is to stabilize the financial situation of his family through increased sales. They live in a rental house that has neither electricity nor piped water.
Fred is a very kind and jovial person as his customers describe him. He is working hard to keep his children moving on with their studies.
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.