Sylviah is a married woman aged 25 years old. She has three kids who attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity not piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are for food and fees for the family.
She operates a fruits and vegetables selling stall She sells at the market in town to dwellers and neighbors. She faces a challenge of the high cost of transportation to her place of operation.
With the Kshs 20,000 she wants to purchase sacks of fruits, of oranges, bananas and green vegetables for resale. She dreams of expanding and establishing a retail shop 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.