Siaba is a single woman with one child who attends school. She lives in a rental house that has piped water but no electricity. She cites school fees and the cost of transportation as her highest expenses.
Siaba has operated a beauty salon business for the past three months. Her potential customers are women. She dreams of earning more income and building her own house in the future.
With the Kshs 20,000 she wants to purchase cosmetics for resale and an air conditioner for her shop. She decided to join Yehu to get financial support to improve 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.