Leah, 31, is married and lives with her common-law partner and their three children. One of her children is in secondary school while two are in primary school. Her husband works as a mechanic.
She sells secondhand clothes door-to-door. She works Monday through Saturday in all her activities. She goes to the city to buy merchandise whenever she needs to. She’s been in the clothing business for one year now and it’s the most profitable one she has been in.
She will use this loan to buy more merchandise like blouses, t-shirts, and children’s clothes. Her dream is to have a rental house.
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.