Veronika is married to a businessman and together they have children, all of whom attend school. They live at their own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
For the past three years, she has operated a clothes selling business, selling to her neighbors and passersby. She cites theft and high cost of transportation as her major challenges in the business.
She is requesting Kshs 40,000 to purchase bales of clothes for resale in order to meet the needs of her clients. She dreams of expanding to a boutique shop in the near 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.