Esther is a married woman with three children, all of whom go to school. She owns a house that is without electricity and piped water. She has operated a charcoal-selling business for the past five years, selling to her neighbors from home. A major challenge that she faces is the seasonality of her business.
With the requested loan, she wants to purchase more charcoal to resell. She dreams of expanding her business to earn more income 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.