Klasina is married with five children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
For the past thirteen years, she has operated a retail shop business, selling to her neighbours and passersby. She mentioned seasonality and theft as her major challengex. Klasina dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.
With her KES 10,000 loan she wants to purchase maize flour, rice, beans and cooking fat oil. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.
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.