Jackline is a married woman with three children, all of whom attend school. She lives in a rental house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past two years, she has operated a charcoal selling business. She sells from home to her neighbours and passersby. Her major challenge in the business is the high cost of transportation.
With the KES 20,000 loan she is requesting she wants to purchase 20 bags of charcoal 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.