Halima is a married woman with two children, both of whom attend school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor running water. Her greatest monthly expense is school fees and food for the family.
She operates a fruit and vegetable stall business, selling from home to her neighbors and passersby. She faces stiff competition from other vegetable business operators.
With the 50,000 KES loan, she wants to purchase sacks of tomatoes, potatoes, fruits, and green vegetables to sell. 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.