Sarah is married and has been blessed with three school-going children. Her husband is a businessman and he contributes to the upbringing of their children. They own a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Sarah operates a fruit and vegetable stall business, selling from her home to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge in the high cost of transportation to her place of business. Sarah dreams of expanding to a wholesale shop in the future. With her KES 30,000 loan she wants to purchase sacks of potatoes, tomatoes, onions and fruit for resale. 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.