Kavumbi is a widow with seven children, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are school fees and household items.
For over three years, Kavumbi has operated a charcoal-selling businesss. She sells from home to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a challenge of the high cost of transportation. Her dream is to become a wholesale supplier of charcoal in the future.
With the Kshs 20,000 she wants to purchase 10 sacks of charcoal for resale. She decided to join Yehu because of the availability of products that meet clientele needs.
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.