Kibibi is married and has been blessed with two children. She lives at a rental house that has neither electricity nor piped water. She cites food and school fees as her highest monthly expenses.
Kibibi has operated a food vending and fruit selling business which she sells as retail to her neighbors and town dwellers. She faces a major challenge of seasonality and perishability of goods hence loses in her business.
With the Kshs 50,000 she wants to purchase cooking fat, wheat flour, maize flour and vegetables 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.