Michael is a 26-year-old married man. Michael operates a green grocery and sells his goods from home. He's worked in this business for one year. Michael was previously employed at Kiscol. His primary customers are villagers. He describes his greatest business challenge to be fluctuations of prices and his highest monthly expense is food. He owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.
Michael will use the KES 30,000 loan to add stock, i.e., buy cabbages, onions and tomatoes. Michael aspires to open a new kiosk in the future. He joined Yehu to access capital.
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.