Rose is married and has two children. She lives in a rental house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
For the past eight years she has operated a fruit- and vegetable-selling business. She sells to her neighbors and passersby. Her major challenges are high cost of transportation to her place of operation.
With the KES 25,000 loan, she wants to purchase sacks of fruits and vegetables for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business and improve her living standards.
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.