Gowa lives in her own house with her spouse; she has eight children five of whom are in school. She has a charcoal store at the market. She comments that thanks to the loan she will able to stay in businesses and continue to have income-generating work. The requested loan will be used to buy sacks of charcoal to sell, and will, therefore, allow her to continue to provide for her family.
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.