Elizabeth is a married woman with 2 children, both of whom attend school. She owns a house that has electricity but no piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are food for the family and school fees for the children.
For the past 8 years she has operated a charcoal selling business. She sells from home to her neighbors and passersby. Her major challenge in the business is the high cost of transportation. With the loan she is requesting she wants to purchase 3 bags of charcoal for resale. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her 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.