Zabibu is married to Chilodi who is a businessman. They have five children, all of whom attend school. Zabibu owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past three years, Zabibu has operated a business selling fresh water to her local neighbors. The major business challenge she faces is seasonality. Zabibu dreams of establishing a new grocery store business in the future.
With the KES 30,000, Zabibu wants to pay to establish another water point and purchase a water tap to supply more water. 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.