Mariam is married with two children who are still underage. She owns a house that has electricity, but not piped water. She cites food as her greatest monthly expense.
Mariam has been selling Leso (women's wrap cloth) for the last one and a half years. Her potential clients are neighbors and town dwellers. She cites seasonality as a challenge in her business.
With the 15,000 KES she wants to purchase 60 pairs of Leso (women's wrap cloth) for resale. She decided to join Yehu to get 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.