Jesylida has been blessed with four kids, all of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family.
She operates a fruit and vegetables sales stall; she sells at the market to town dwellers and neighbors. She faces a challenge of high cost of transportation to her place of operation.
With the Kshs 40,000 she wants to purchase sacks of fruit, oranges, bananas and green vegetables for resale. She dreams of expanding and establishing a general store 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.