Maku is a married woman with four children, all of whom attend school. She lives in her own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food.
For the past three years, she has operated a Khanga (women's wrap clothes) business. She faces a major challenge of high cost of transportation and inadequate capital. She dreams of expanding and establishing a wholesale shop in the future.
With the loan that she is requesting she wants to purchase bales of Khanga (women's wrap 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.