Florence, 54, is a married woman. She has five kids, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees.
Florence operates a fruit and vegetable stall and sells produce at the market to town dwellers and neighbors. She faces the challenge of high transportation costs.
With the 50,000 KES loan, Florence plans to purchase sacks of fruit, including oranges and bananas, and green vegetables to resell. She dreams of expanding her business and establishing a retail shop in the future.
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.