Tima is a married woman of four school-going children. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
She has operated a retail shop business for the past five years, selling household consumables like wheat flour and maize flour from her home to her neighbours. She faces a challenge of delayed payments by creditors in her business. She dreams of expanding to a wholesale shop in the future.
With the 30,000 KES she has requested she wants to purchase wheat flour, maize flour and cooking oil.
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.