Fatuma is a married woman with four children all of whom attend school. She owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for her family. Fatuma sells cooked food from home to the general public. She faces a major challenge of seasonality in her business. With the KES 50,000, she wants to purchase maize flour, wheat flour, rice and sugar for her business. She decided to join Yehu to get financial assistance to improve 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.