Rose is a single woman with one child who is an adult. She lives at a rental house that has electricity but not piped water. Her greatest monthly expenses are rental bills.
For the past one year, she has operated a bodaboda (motorcycle) transport business. Her potential customers are town dwellers. She cites high maintenance costs as her major challenge.
With the KES 80,000 she wants to purchase spare parts for her motorcycle. She joined Yehu to access loans to improve her living standards.
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.