Aisha is a married mother of four children, who attend school. She lives at a rental house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is for school fees. For the past year, she has operated a clothes-selling business, selling at the market to her neighbors and passersby. She faces a major challenge of stiff competition in her business. She dreams of expanding the business and establishing a boutique in the future. With the loan that she is applying for, of KES 10,000, she wants to buy bales of clothes 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.