Margaret is a married mother of four school-going children. She stays in a rental house that has electricity and piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food.
Margaret has operated a retail shop business for the past four years, selling household consumables like wheat flour and maize flour from home to her neighbors. She faces a challenge of delayed payments by customers in her business. She dreams of expanding to a wholesale shop in the future.
With the 40,000 Kenyan shillings, she wants to purchase bundles of wheat flour, maize flour and cooking fat oil for resale. She joined Yehu for financial assistance.
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.