Joshua is married and has children, one of whom attends school, while the other is an infant. He supports his family financially. They live at their own house that has electricity, but not piped water.
He operates a food stall business, selling at the market to his neighbors and passersby. He faces a major challenge of competition from other food stall operators.
With Kshs 50,000, he wants to purchase maize flour, wheat flour, rice, and beans for sale. He dreams of expanding his 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.