Fatuma is a married mother with six children in school. They live in their own house, which has electricity and piped water.
She has operated a food selling business, selling cashew nuts to her neighbors and to passersby. She faces a major challenge in her business from competition from other cashew nut sellers. With KES 40,000, she wants to purchase more cashew nuts for resale.
She dreams of expanding her business to earn more income 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.