Ega comes from the town of Samburu. She is very hardworking, as evinced day after day by all her efforts. She is a shopkeeper. She has a locale she uses as a general store, which she opens for business very early in the morning. Ega is a married mother who has 8 children. Thanks to all her efforts; she has been able to educate her children despite her advanced age. Ega was one of the first in her neighborhood to have a general store, and thus has a very strong customer base. In spite of her age, her goal is to make her business keep growing, and this is why she asks for this loan. She wishes to invest the funds in her shop and supply it with sugar, flour, rice, detergents, and other supplies. She is thankful for the opportunity granted by the field partner and Kiva.
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.