Nuru is married and has children who attend school. She rents a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees for her children.
For the past two years, she has owned a cafeteria business, where town dwellers and fellow villagers are her clients. She faces the major challenge of transportation of goods to her business premises.
With the Kshs 20,000 she wants to purchase a stock of goods like sugar, rice, cooking fat, and both maize and wheat flour for use in the preparation of meals. She dreams of expanding to a restaurant in the business.
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.