Chilalu is married man with three children; two are in school and one is underage. He owns a house that neither has electricity nor piped water. His greatest monthly expenses are food and school fees.
For the past three years, he has operated a shop kiosk business, selling to his neighbors and passersby. He mentioned seasonality as his major challenge. Chilalu dreams of establishing a wholesale shop in the future.
With the KES 50,000, he wants to purchase bread, milk, soft drinks, sweets, biscuits, and cooking oil. He decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost his 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.